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The fact that your ex-spouse is not paying child support, as ordered by the divorce decree, is an independent provision of the divorce decree and cannot be used to withhold visitation. Alternatively, if you denied visitation, your ex-spouse could not withhold child support payments.
There is a 30-day waiting period before any divorce is finalized in Alabama. The wait is designed to keep couples from rushing into a divorce, and it gives the couple a chance to reconcile whenever possible.
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