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23 Apr 12 #326056 by lucygreen
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Hi All, I''m looking for someone that can help me on a current case my partner is going thorugh with his previous partner. My partner applied for a contact order as he has not seen his daughter since Christmas. The first hearing was ajourned, a court order was made. It included things like: Both parties to file and serve a statement of eveidence. Applicant agrees to undertake a hair strand drug test (this was requested by the Respondant, not court) Respondant untertakes to pay for the test.

We have filed the statement of evidence by the date stated on the order.

The Respondant has not served a copy of hers to us. This is a breach of the court order. Does anybody know what will happen?

Also they have been uncompliant when it comes to the drug test, she refused to write a letter that was needed so that the GP would sent a consenting letter to the company releasing the drug test. Does anybody know what will happen about this as it is to be completed and filed no later than the 27th of April. As no progress has been made relating to the test it will not be carried out.

Will the case been thrown out of court due to the order being breached?

Also, does anybody know what CAFCASS will use to draw a rick assesment around my partner if they are not visiting him?

Thank You for reading this post, I really hope someone can advise me as we are really struglling with this.

Lucy :S

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24 Apr 12 #326317 by jonathancj
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No, it won''t get dismissed for non compliance. She wanted the test but has prevented it being released, I don''t really understand how. Her problem then. Has she filed her statement at Court? If so, ask the Court to send you a copy. If not, she''s got some explaining to do.

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26 Apr 12 #326709 by lucygreen
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She constantly text sayin that my partners doctor needs to write a letter to the company stating that he is happy to do the test and to recieve the results. The procedure at the surgery is that they need the request in writing detailing the company, the info required etc. We wrote ourselves in the end but the turn around time for such matters are so long at surgeries. We have chased the GP and it was still in the que Monday morning. Do you think my partner is going to be considered as not complying? Also the invoice for the actual test would have taken 7-10 days in the post, if the Respondant had sent the letter to the GP when the process was first explained to them, i''m sure the test would have been done by now.

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