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Clare
Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
Satisfied Customers: 34106
Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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if a child is ill and has a temperature on the weekend she

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if a child is ill and has a temperature on the weekend she is supposed to see her father, does the mother (as main carer) have the right to keep her home?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Thanks for using JustAnswer. My name is Claire, I will do whatever I can to answer your question.
How old is the child and is there a Court Order in place?
How poorly is the child?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

7 years old


There is a Court Order in place


High temperature cough, cold and sore throat


been off school for two days and does not want to leave her mother

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Have any previous contacts been missed?
Has the child seen the doctor?
Claire
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no previous contacts have been missed since Court Order - has been in place around 10 months


Child has not seen doctor

Expert:  Clare replied 4 years ago.
Hi
Technically failure to facilitate the contact will be a breach of the Court Order - but the fact that the child has not been at school will assist should enforcement action be taken.
Claire