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I wish to find my sister father. child maintenance payments,

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i wish to find my sister father. child maintenance payments, i was told at plmouth court that liskeard held them. this was sometime ago. the fathers name would on them? my sister was born 7/1947. can you help with this . sincerely peter.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
Is your sister still alive?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi Clare , yes she is still alive. peter.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes sill alive peter.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Has your sister asked and authorised you to deal with this for her?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi , yes ,she asked me to look into it for her. she first thought it was an

american service man ,but i explained that they were all gone in 1947.

then a polish boyfriend my mother had ? sincerely peter.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Both are unlikely if there was a Court Order involved.
What details do you have of the actual Order?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi, no court orders involved just me going to where my sisters father name might be. only to be told it was confidential. is it still confidential as the law stands today? sincerely peter.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
I am a little confused - I had assumed that there was Court Ordered maintenance paid and this whas what you wanted a copy of?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi,no all we want to do is find my sisters fathers name, his name would be

on the maintenance form which he pald money lnto the court?

i remember collecting this money ,about£1.00,for my mum from the court.

where i started my search which lead to the records office at liskeard in cornwall.

you mention a court order ,where would i find this?

sincerely peter.

Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Your first step is to get a written letter from your sister confirming that she has authorised you to deal with this on her behalf.
You will then need to contact the Local Records Office who may hold the papers .
However please be aware that they may in fact NOT have the records as they may have been destroyed when your sister was 25 - they were only retained if there was a specific applictaion allowing them to be sent to the record office.
If they are held there then your sister can apply for a copy as the child involved in the case.
I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details
Clare
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