You are correct that custody has nothing to do with child support, however until there is an order entered that changes the amount of support he is legally obligated to follow the court order. If he cannot afford the child support he needs to file a motion to modify child support.
As for the land line, I am assuming she disconnected her own land line and there is nothing illegal about that. If he cannot contact his son and the order permits telephone contact he can file a motion and order to show cause and ask the court to force her to allow phone contact.
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