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I also would like to know how i can get a contact order

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i also would like to know how i can get a contact order inforced that has been stopped by the parent with care.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  ukfamilysolicitor replied 1 year ago.
Hello
If there is a Contact Order in place and the other parent is not complying - then the person who has the benefit of the order can return matters back to court to seek enforcement.
The matter must first be referred to a mediation service. If agreement cannot be reached at mediation then an application to enforce is made on Form C100. Send to local family court.
The court can sanction the party failing to comply including fines/ community order. Although courts may be unwilling to sanction at first - they will if there are repeated failings.
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Caroline
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how do i sort out mediation when i do not know where the other party is living??
Expert:  ukfamilysolicitor replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Thank you for your response.
If you explain the situation to a mediator they will likely sign off the form you need to make the application to the court. If you google Family Mediation in your area then give them a call and explain your circumstances.
If relation to making the application to the court - the other persons address is required. If you don't know it you should ask the court to make a Department of Work and Pensions disclosure request so that the Court can serve the papers.
Kind Regards
Caroline
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