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Grandparents threatened with arrest

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07 Jun 12 #335530 by Forseti
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Grandparents threatened with arrest for sending birthday cards to grandchildren

www.telegraph.co.uk/family/9316571/Grand...o-grandchildren.html

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07 Jun 12 #335535 by .Charles
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The devil is in the detail.

Harassment manifests itself in different forms. Sending letters can be considered a form of harassment particularly if the recipient issues a cease and desist request.

The article attempts to create a link between denial of contact and harassment. The court deals with the former and the police can deal with the latter.

Without any knowledge of why the grandparent is estranged from their child and extended family, it is difficult to comment on any of the other facts. There are two sides to every story though and I''ll wager that we will never hear the other side.

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10 Jul 12 #342372 by Yummy_Mummy
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This is ridiculous for sending cards or presents unless they are unsuitable.

Of course I agree as we don''t know both sides of the story.

It is incredible how many grandparents who still believe smacking or telling their grand children off in the most abrupt manner is quite acceptable and, they are never asked about their behaviour nor are they taken down to the police station for questioning. :X.

And then there are other grandparents who are not permitted to offer stability to the children during a major breakup and divorce

Surely, children must have a say.

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