'He lives in the UK': How do I claim maintenance when the father has disappeared overseas?

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"He stayed for three weeks thereafter and he’s never been to RSA since."
"He stayed for three weeks thereafter and he’s never been to RSA since."

It's hard enough to get an absent parent to be responsible for children when they live nearby... but what happens when the parent moves overseas?

This reader wrote to Parent24, concerned that her child's father had ghosted her, leaving her to hold the baby - and the bills. 

Dear Parent24,

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