Hi, thank you for your question. Can you attach the previous final orders here using the paperclip icon?
Thanks - were there any other orders after October 2012?
Thanks for confirming. Unfortunately, given that your daughter is now 16 and there is no residence order in your favour that specifically states she is to live with you until 18, she is free to live with either of you and the family court will not accept any application unless your daughter has issues such as learning difficulties or special needs.
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Again, as she is 16 years old and there is no order until 18 regarding contact, it will be for her to decide whether to see you or not.
Parental responsibility does not grant a right for contact - parental responsibility is the rights of a parent to be involved in the child's upbringing.
Yes, PR entitles you to be involved and consulted in relation to those issues. In terms of contacting her there is nothing to prevent you doing this.
If there are any such issues he should be contacting you and informing you, and for example, if there are medical procedures required your consent should be obtained. However, this does not always happen and he may need to be reminded formally that PR lasts until she is 18 despite the change in living arrangements.
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To add to the above.
I am afraid that there is no requirement for your ex to consult you on any of the issues that you list unless your daughter wishes him to do so.
Indeed you will find that doctors and teachers will take the same approach and will ask your daughter if she wishes them to share information with you.
I am afraid that after they are 16 PR has very little meaning other than being liable for maintenance - unless the child has special needs in some way.
It is the difference between should and must.
Yes he should give you the details, but if he does not there is no court applictaion that you can make to enforce it
As my colleague has stated, given your daughter's age it would be her decision if she wishes to involve you in these matters
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