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James Mather
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Hello. As a mother of a 4 year bright boy his father had broken

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Hello. As a mother of a 4 year bright boy his father had broken contact 11 months ago and now wants to see him at present it is a contact centre but I am scared because he has now found my address as I went into hiding due to domestic violence. He then had told me that he does not want his son but will haunt me. This man has six children 3 different women and 3 children including my son he has not in 18 years. I believe the court date is in August and I am petrified the mental damage he will do to my son. Before I left him my son had a noticeable stammer and without him in our lives he is a different child.
Can a father come in and out of a child's life to get at the mother. Is this Father's Rights?
Please can you help me I am so afraid.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
I am a little confused - is he actually seeing him at the moment?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi. As the original court order was still in place he managed to get a court order for me to attend court. My lawyer went in my place and made an appeal but the judge said he can see his don that same week if he finds a contact centre. He did locally to him but when I called them they said they are not a contact centre but a play group for fathers and children. My lawyer advised I don't take my son and that u find a contact centre which I did. It's every other Saturday until the court appearance in August. It scares me that he can have over night stays and will do the opposite of what is best for our son. I'm at my wits end he saw our son and had not brought him a bar of chocolate or a book. His intention as he says is to see me and use our son in doing so
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
When is the first contact due?
How often did he have contact before it stopped last time?