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We have a COA in place.Myself and my 2 children have been in

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Customer: We have a COA in place.Myself and my 2 children have been in self isolation for 8 days. The time has now come for my ex husband to have the children. The Government are saying don't leave your home. I am so frightened about them going. What is my position?
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?
Customer: no
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: Gloucester.
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no

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If there are no health concerns in respect of self isolating or child symptoms and there is a court order - your ex to have the kids - the government has stated separated couples can still continue with handovers provided there are no signs of the virus from the parent's and/or child.

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
If The Government order a tighter lockdown and the children are with their father can i get them back during the lockdown?

If the lock down imposes tighter restrictions which includes the prohibition of contact/access rights then this would be the rules in place - as of yet let's hope there are no further lock down - 3 weeks is quite long. Otherwise as stated above the government has not prohibited separated couples to see their children.

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It is unlikely that the government would impose the prohibition of contact provisions. The situation is being monitored

 

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