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I have tried to call but the call went to voicemail. I am a practicing barrister.
Please note, if you have received documents in the post with respect to the divorce it is not advisable that you ignore them. She would be able to proceed with the application in default, if you were to do so. So, check through the documents there should be a section which allows for you to respond. With respect to the court order allowing contact, she is not permitted to simply change the times. She must comply with the court's order with respect to contact. If she fails to do this you may go back to court and make an application for an enforcement of the existing order.
I see you are also struggling to locate a legal aid solicitor close to you. I recommend clicking on the below link. It does allow for you to locate local solicitors to you. Select the option family and input your postcode or the area you are seeking to find a solicitor. You may then call the offices to confirm whether they do this sort of work on a legal aid basis.
Here is the link as promised:
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Hello again, yes we were speaking with me today. I was trying to see whether there were forms that you could complete in order to do the application yourself. But, I was unable to locate any forms. You will therefore need the help of a solicitor to make the application for the children.
here is a link to all the legal aid solicitors in Scotland. Click on the link to find the one that is closest to you. Remember, they would only be able to assist with the children via legal aid.
Let me know how you get on. I would imagine you will have to try tomorrow when the weekend ends.
You should be able to do so. What you could try to do, is to attend the local Sherrif's court to see whether they may be able to assist with the necessary forms. I most certainly would not speak down to you. I do understand exactly what you are going through, especially as a dad and feeling as though you do not have as much rights as mother. I do nope you manage to get this resolved and can get to spend more quality time with your children.