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Ex-wife has custody of granddaughter! had this for many

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Ex-wife has custody of granddaughter! had this for many years. sadly has AD! have not had legal contact with her since put into foster care! do I have visiting rights without social services being present? thank you in anticipation! Brian.
JA: What steps has the ex-wife taken? Has she filed any papers in family court?
Customer: solicitors are involved! both for child's parents and ex-wife! social services will not allow me to see her has I will not bow down to them!
JA: Family Court normally sits in a local County and Magistrates' Court. Do you know the location of the court? If not, what county does she live in?
Customer: Think it is Leeds! ex lives in West Yorkshire! social services are based in Huddersfield!
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: a school boy sent her explicit photos of himself and she did same! thought it was right thing to do to get friends! she is nearly 14 with the mind of a 5/6/7 year old!

Have you spoken with social services

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sadly yes! Have been told have no rights to see her! Used to come to mine and sleep over! Sofia ran away from school and relevant parties notified! When spoke to social worker was told to go inside!

But the LA have a care order now do they?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Believe so, but not certain of conditions! Sofia was sent explicit photos from a schoolboy, and she sent one back, thinking it was the only way to get friends! Have told her it is not the way! Police , school and social services involved! Boy deleted his photo! Sofia is a complicated person!

I would be minded to write to the LA and threaten to make an application to see the child. I would ask them to prior to you making such an application advise you of who the IRO is for the child and for you to contact them also about opening time with the child.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for now! Have a nice day and stay safe!