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Yes both verbalyl and physically. She was with him (not co habiting) for five years. I should also add his name is XXXXX XXXXX the birth certificate.
Sorry I think I have confused you! He was physically and verbally abusive to me but never his daughter although she has been traumatised by the whole situation.
Youcan apply although you should try to resolve matters using family mediation http://www.familymediationhelpline.co.uk/find-service.php
Althoughit is quicker and less confrontational than court it isnt necessarily cheaper
If she attempts to stop contact then you need to try anddiscuss matters with her using. If this fails then you can apply to the courtfor a defined contact order which will formalise arrangements.The necessary forms are available on the herehttp://www.thecustodyminefield.com/
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The two questions I am asking are:
1. Even though my former partner is requesting the access can I be the one to apply to the Court stating that he has asked for this and that I would want them to make the decision. Or, does my former partner have to make the decision?
2. Can I apply for a non molestation order directly to the court or do I have to go to a lawyer
1 You can apply. If you cannot agree contact arrangemenst between you, the court will decide.
2 You can DiY but if the old one has expired you will have to wait for another incident or threat of one
Getting a bit clearer. Can you advise:
1. Who actually applies to the Court for the access arrangements? Is it me or the former partner
2. Can I have a non molestation order even though there has not been another incident?
1 Either you or he can
2 It is unlikely that the court would grant one if there has been no incident for 2 years. There must be real threat or real fear of violence.
how would i go about applying for mediation