Thank you if you not able to communicate with the other parent about these matters then the first step is to try family mediation. If you are not able to do this, if for example the other parent is unwilling ten in that case you can look at a court order, to enforce the obtainment of the passport etc. You would require to complete a form C100. If you feel it is necessary, you can instruct a solicitor to assist you.
To find a mediator in your local area, use this site :
In order to apply to the court, you will need to fill out and send form C100 with a cheque of £215 payable to HMCTS to your local family court centre. Or you can ring the court and pay over the phone (or pay in person if you go directly to the court and pay at the counter). If you are on low income/have low savings you can apply for a fee exemption here:
Once you apply the court will list a hearing where you and your ex attends. There will be a family advisor there too (from Cafcass) and if arrangements can be agreed then a consent order will be drawn up.
I shall provide you with a helpful link that will assist you in finding a solicitor/representative near your local area. This will provide you with someone nearby your area who can assist you if required.
I hope this information proved helpful. You will find a local solicitor who deals with these matters on the law society webpage which is as follows;
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