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Thank you for the additional information. Simple answer is no it is not legally binding. You may change it if there are other events which prevent you or the children being able to accommodate the lengthy stay. Maybe what you could do, is to try as amicably as possible to explain the reasons for the change in circumstance so that he does not feel as though he is not being concerned. However there is no legal basis for him to take you to court because of you changing your mind.
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The primary legal recourse if someone is bullying or intimidating you would be to apply for a non molestation order. This acts as a kind of injunction which can protect you and any relevant child from violence or harassment. You can obtain This order if someone has been physically violent or against someone who is harassing, intimidating or pestering you.
so, you may apply for this against dad. If any of the above applies to,him.
you would not be able to apply for non molestation against the solicitor though. With respect to the letter you may simply respond denying not allowing dad to have access to his child and indicate your willingness to do so but that on this occasion you are able to accommodate him for one week only and not two (which is not indicative of someone denying access). You are welcome. I am happy I was able to help
For you to be able to have structure in terms of visitation, it is perhaps best to have something formally agreed through the court. That will prevent this happening again in the future. As previously said, the agreement for him to have the children for two weeks is not legally binding so you would be able to collect them or request that they be returned at the end of the first week.
If he refuses to return the children you would have to apply to the court for their return. However, if it is only for an additional week it could mean that the hearing would not be before the court before that time. As such, please see my above guidance where I recommended making a formal application to the court for there to be set contact in place.
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