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It was first granted in 2010, given my ex each alternative weekend as contact.
It's been amended a couple of times but most recently it was October 2012, when it was amended to order me to meet him half way to Glasgow to hand over and collect the kids.
The court seemed to blame me for being the one who had moved the kids to England. They wouldn't listen that he already lived in the Isle of Man, we are now nearer him, so ridiculous I think that we have to meet him away up at Lancaster just because he chooses to spend his contact away up in Scotland.
My solicitor in Scotland has tried a few times to have this changed but she doesn't seem to get through to the Sheriff that he is an Isle of Man citizen and has lodged that at his place of residence.
The eldest child enjoys it but the younger two get very upset and anxious going Away. They are fine once they ate they're I think when it's just the 2 day weekend. But hate being with him for holiday contact more than 3 or 4 days. They have previously managed to contact me via ipad messenger very upset asking me to come and collect them. Their dad is always very angry and agressive which scares the little ones. And he often tells them that they will never be coming home.
He has never explained why he doesn't take them to the Isle of Man. I presume it may be the cost of flights or boat that may be the reason. Would an English court expect me to meet him half way for his contact? Even if that is at great expense to myself?
His parents and brother live near where he has bought the house north of Glasgow.
Although they very rarely visit them while on their contact weekends. He spends most his time trailing my kids round my family and friends saying awful things about myself, my partner and my parents. We are now estranged from lots of family members due to malicious things he's said about us which are untrue.
How do I go about getting the jurisdiction changed? Can an English solicitor get this changed to an English court/or mediat or? Or do I have to try and get the Scottish Court to listen and hands this over to the English system?
Thank you. ... you've been very helpful