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Hello, I apologies for the delay in response. I am very empathetic to your situation. Your child having your last name makes no legal difference, however, as you are on the birth certificate then you have what is called parental responsibility. I appreciate what you are saying about your daughter's mother and this is not pleasant at all. However, it does not "sound" as though your daughter is in any danger, however, this treatment may have longer term effects. If you have any concerns then you would want to speak firstly to the local social work services who can provide and investigation and even speak to your daughter when she is at school or at very least not with you or her mother. If there are safeguarding concerns then they will also address these. However, if ultimately you want to have the contact arrangement changed to go more in your favour then you will have to do this by way of application to the court. In order to do this you would have to contact a local solicitor (easy done with a basic google search). Your representative will put the issues to a judge at a child welfare hearing and if the judge agrees that it would be in your child's best interest to be moved to have more time with you or, for example, supervised contact with the mother (extreme example) then they will make this legally binding by way of a court order.
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