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Hi, thank you for your question. Just a bit more information required to fully assist you:
-How old are the children?
-Was the mother part of the court proceedings that you refer to?
Thank you for confirming. Given their ages, it is entirely inappropriate for her to be disclosing court paper. I would suggest that initially you write a warning letter to her requesting that she does not engage the children in discussions about the court case or adult issues as they are too young for this.
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Thanks - given that she has already shown the children the court paperwork, you cannot change this.
Are court proceedings on-going or have they concluded?
Is she referring to the family law matter, or other proceedings?
Thanks. If she were to disclose information from the family law proceedings to people other than parties to the proceedings, she will be breaching court rules and confidentiality. Court matters involving children are private and cannot be disclosed without leave of the court. I would suggest that you write a further warning letter setting out that if she continues her threats that you will apply to court for contempt as she cannot disclose these matters to the public without the court allowing her to do so. This can be done using form C1 (if the proceedings have concluded) or form C2 if they are ongoing - there will also be a £155 court fee.