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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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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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I have found out that my ex has recently moved out of the area

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I have found out that my ex has recently moved out of the area and he is due to have contact this Saturday from 12-3. Can I insist on him giving me his new address - what if he did not bring my daughter back from contact! We are currently going through a court case and the final hearing is in May. If I refuse contact this saturday because he will not give me his address will this affect my case?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How old is the child and has your ex ever threatened not to return the child?
What is the next hearing about?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


The child is 3 - my ex has never threatened not to return her in the past. This is a final hearing court hearing for contact - as he is a Jehovahs Witness I have asked for certain restrictions to be put on his contact such as not taking her to a Kingdom Hall and he is claiming descrimination against his religion!

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

The child is 3 - my ex has never threatened not to return her in the past. This is a final hearing court hearing for contact - as he is a Jehovahs Witness I have asked for certain restrictions to be put on his contact such as not taking her to a Kingdom Hall and he is claiming descrimination against his religion!

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Do you have contact numbers and addresses of family members?
Is he asking for overnight contact in the future?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


I have cancelled as I have found the site too confusing

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
That is fine - do you wish me to ask for a refund for you?
I can say that on the whole I would allow contact to go ahead - provided you have a telephone number for him and know where his family are
There is a risk involved - but the Court would view it as your being reasonable
However if other factors you have not shared give cause for concern a court is NOT likely to see your refusal as unreasonable
Clare

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