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12 Sep 12 #355483 by Janine7
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My husband and I have been separated since 2008 divorced now for over a year. We agreed contact between ourselves which is ex has the kids every tues and thurs and overnight every other mon and sat. This was working fine. The kids are 12 10 and 6.
Ex has now decided he wants the kids for a full week every other week and has told them that this is starting next week and he won''t be returning them to me on tues evening as he usually does.
This may well be a threat as he has previously issued lots of threats but not carried them out. My question is if he does carry it out am I within my rights to go to a solicitor to gain aresidency order?
When ex has the kids he cuts me off totally not communicating with me at all about their well being so I know that him having a full week every other week will not work.
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12 Sep 12 #355488 by DrDaddy
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I doubt he will do this, really, and if he does it won''t work out well for him. Really you should probably speak to a solicitor, but the short answer is "yes".

...but remember, you have no "rights" to do anything. You have only responsibilities. It is only your children who have rights.

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12 Sep 12 #355529 by khan72
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Janine,
Please, both of go on a Parenting Information Programme. Please talk to one another. Do not go through court... its messy, expensive. It will entrench you and make you both polarised. Anything but court.

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