You should try to resolve
matters using family mediation http://www.familymediationhelpline.co.uk/find-service.php
Although it is quicker and less
confrontational than court it isnt necessarily cheaper
attempts to stop contact then you need to try and discuss matters with her
using mediation before rushing off to court. If this fails then you can apply
to the court for a defined contact order which will formalise arrangements.
The necessary forms are available on the here
there is a possibility that the courts could award you residents
(custody) because of the history of you being the primary carer for six years. At
least, based on these facts, I think that joint residence might be an option
however that would not be an option if you lived 100 miles apart.
In that respect, and if you thought that the mother may want to
return to Spain with your daughter, you could apply to court for a prohibited
steps order to prevent the mother taking the child away from the vicinity or
out of the country.
In circumstances like this, although the mother may threaten that
she is going to prevent you from seeing your daughter she probably has about as
much chance of doing that as winning the lottery twice in a week!
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