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My boyfriends daughter is 15 can he take her on holiday if

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my boyfriends daughter is 15 can he take her on holiday if she wants to go, and her mother is saying she can only go for a week, he wants to go for 2 weeks and has only been divorced for 2 years?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
Is there a court order in place concerning the child?
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.
When will the child turn 16 and what contact does your boyfriend have with the child at the moment?
Does he wish to take her abroad?
Clare
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
Also does she want to go on holiday?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No there are no court orders, he sees her when ever she wants, her mother decides when it suits her to let her see her dad, they have regular telephone contact, she lives local and has an older sister. she'll be 16 next August, yes we'd like to go abroad, and yes she'd like to go, we'd be paying for both daughters to go, but the mother is saying two weeks is too long but his daughter wants to go.

The mum is feeding them very negative information because he has a new relationship.

Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
Thats very helpful. Where both parents have parental responsibility and there are no residence orders (Child Arrangement Orders) or other restrictions in place, then neither can take the child on holiday outside the United Kingdom without the written consent of the other parent or any other party with parental responsibility. If consent is refused, an application to the Court will need to be made for permission.Happy to discussPlease rate positively
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 2 years ago.
I hope that this helps
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