Cody is 8 years old. There is no court order in place regarding shared care. We have always tried to sort things amicably. He spends as much time here as he can. This has increased over the last 6 months so that now he is picked up from school on Thursday every week and taken to school on Monday every week. He also stays with us for the majority of school holidays and whenever his mum is "too stressed" to look after him. Both my son and the father of her other child have had many concerns over the years about the lack of care both children receive when at home with mum and social services have been involved in the past. Cody's school have also expressed concern for his welfare on a regular basis. From the information we have she intends to return home tomorrow, pack her things on Sunday and collect Cody from school Monday as normal then go. We have very serious concerns for his welfare due to the nature of the relationships she has had and the people she has had relationships with and fear that if we let mum pick him up from school on Monday then we won't see him again. She has told my son that she wants a meeting with him on Sunday to inform him of "what is going to happen" I would like to know where we stand on not letting mum have him back on Monday and on getting full custody. Also what would be the cost of an emergency residency order if we needed to apply for one on Monday and would Legal Aid be available to my son. Cody would quite happily stay here with his dad and us permanently ... He gets very distressed every time we have to send him back to her.