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My ex husband keeps taking my child back to our old house

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My ex husband keeps taking my child back to our old house without permission and the social worker and guardian have been in contact with him and hes lied to them.
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?
Customer: the last court date we had it was decided that we all had to sign expectations agreements and hes refusing to sign it. He took her the first time and did it as a secret.
JA: Family Court normally sits in a local County and Magistrates' Court. Do you know the location of the court? If not, what county do you live in?
Customer: I have been going through Workington Court in Cumbria,
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No thank you I a just trying to find out where I stand with it all.

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Thank you for your enquiry. I am sorry to hear about your situation. Clearly this is something you have concerns about. If you ex is misleading everyone and potentially putting the children at risk then one thing you can do (even if there is a court order in place) is stop contact completely. If you do this due to serious concerns then it would be classed as safeguarding. However, if there is a court order and you wish to do this then it would be a good idea to speak to cafcass and also the social work prior to taking this action. That way everyone is informed about what is happening in the matter and you are not breaching any conditions. It may be the case that the social work or cafcass will look at making arrangements of their own. Once this is done you can look at returning to court to have any contact order amended due to the actions of your ex.

I hope this information has helped. You can find a local solicitor who deals with this on the law society webpage which is;

https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/

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