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Hi, thank you for your question. Given that you have not had contact with her for 15 years and her mother has been her primary carer, destabilising this arrangement would be a major step and you should consider your legal options.
The child has raised some concerns and she is due to turn 16 in December. If you were to pursue a court application any child arrangement order will end at 16 and it will be for your daughter to decide where she lives after that.
If your daughter wishes to live with you now it will also be her decision given her age, however, as her mother has been her main carer you will need to inform her of the change of arrangements despite your assertion that she will be verbally abused and bullied - I would suggest that you inform her formally in writing about your daughter's views and the proposed change of arrangements.
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