I recently had a contact order put in place but at my ex''s request one of the sessions/ times that have been allocated to me are quite difficult for me to do every week. Since my ex changed our children''s living arrangements my parents don''t see the children as much. Both miss each other. I am meant to pick the children up on Wed next week from school and return them to their mum at 7. Is it ok for me to arrange for my parents to do it (school know them well as they did it often for us before)?
As it''s their contact time with me I am assuming this is ok. Can anybody say for sure?
If I tell my ex will she will try to ruin this which is why I don''t want to tell her until afterwards.
All things being equal and assuming that your parents are of good character (i.e. not drug dealers/people trafficers etc) there isn''t a problem. In fact it could be argued that this is a positive thing for the children as it continues their relationship with their wider family.
Mark you don''t need to tell your ex. How you arrange things within your contact time is up to you. She would be hard pressed to argue against it anyway, as time with extended family is great for the kids and a positive influence on their lives.