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I having problem with my ex partner He was arrested today,

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Customer: I having problem with my ex partner He was arrested today
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Hatfield
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: They let him out now sinc morning
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Customer: And we having a baby together

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I'm sorry to hear you're having a difficult time.  So your partner has been arrested, what was this for?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
We are not together since november last year. In november he was aggressive to me and he was arrested. He is drug addict like amfetamin marihuaną and beer.

Okay, so what is your question about this?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I have questions about baby

Okay, please ask them.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Because he want to take a baby but l am scared cos he can be on the drugs
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
He is a father he has rights but lm scarry
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Baby has 11 monts

So he is named on the baby's birth certificate?

Have you let him take the baby previously?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
he is
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I did because l was thinking he stopy with drugs but he didnt

In that case you should stop contact if you have safeguarding concerns.  This is what you will be advised to do if social services were notified that he has a child and they contact you.

If he doesn't like that you have stopped contact, then he can go to court and let the court assess whether he should be able to see the baby or not.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
it's best not to contact him and nit give him a baby
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
wait for the case in court
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Right?

Yes, that's correct.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
The police officer told me to go tomorrow to citizens advice and ask about it but l did it right now with you. Shall l call or go to ca tomorrow or not?

You can still go to Citizens Advice if you want to. It's up to you.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
But probably l will get the same answers

Quite likely.

All you have to do is refuse the father contact. Tell him that his drug taking and arrest are safeguarding concerns and that if he wishes to see the child, you will be happy for him to do so in a supervised setting, and if he's not happy with that, that he can go to court.  Then it is up to him whether he gets a supervised contact centre sorted out or applies to court.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thank you

You're very welcome.

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