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    Do I have any Rights to see my half sister?

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      it would depend on how old she is and whether she wants to see you. Why don't you use the Forum so you can put in more details for a better response?

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      • User-anonymous Bhav Flag

        She is 10, last time I seen her was wen she was 1 year old.
        I don't think she no's anything about me .

        Sat 28, Jan 2012 at 9:44am
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    can my partners ex refuse to allow us to take the children on holiday within the uk?

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      Both parents need to agree on holiday arrangements. In practice one parent can refuse but whether that is reasonable or in the best interests of the children is up for discussion. If there is a disagreement about holidays your partner and his ex have to try to work out a way to get round it. I'm afraid there's no definitive set of rights about this. This article might help:

      http://theparentconnection.org.uk/articles/options-for-resolving-disagreements-about-the-children

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    can my wife take my children out of the area which will affect my access to them

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      Your wife can choose to live where she likes. As it affects your time with the children you need to find out more about her reasons for moving. There may be things you can do to encourage her to think again. If not, you will have to negotiate different arrangements for seeing the children. If you believe that your wife is being unreasonable AND it is practical and right - you could argue that the children should live with you. This is a very difficult situation for everyone involved, especially the children.

      This is a non resident parent's nightmare so try to get as much help and support as you can. If you have other questions why don't you use the Forum?

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    Gf and i have split up.we have a4 months old baby.she threatens i'll never see her again.what can i do pls?i am the dad on birth certificate

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      Try to ignore the threat, take some time and keep calm communication open - fears at this time can make things escalate when they don' t need to. Your baby has a right to see you, she's young so try to work with her mum on this. Court's a last resort and hopefully unnecessary so have a look at some of the information on here and consider mediation if things are difficult.
      http://theparentconnection.org.uk/articles/tips-for-helping-you-communicate-with-your-ex
      http://theparentconnection.org.uk/articles/planning-parenting-time
      http://theparentconnection.org.uk/articles/parents-not-partners

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      • Dandelion_pic elli Flag

        No problem, let us know how it goes!

        Wed 15, Feb 2012 at 1:19pm
      • User-anonymous daniuby Flag

        Thanks ever so much for your reply..!

        Wed 8, Feb 2012 at 4:36pm
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    As our daughter lives with me in our former marital home, do I retain the ultimate right to make daily decisions re childcare and welfare?

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      Yes and no! If you're the main carer you are free to make day to day decisions about your daughter. However, this doesn't mean that her dad has no right to have a say in her upbringing. It all depends on what things you're disagreeing about. Generally it's best for children if parents can co-operate but it can be quite rocky after a separation.

      What exactly is going on? Perhaps you could post more details on the Forum?

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      • Pc Bern Flag

        Hi LizW,
        What are the arrangements at the moment? If you use the forum you'll get responses from other parents that you might find helpful.

        Mon 13, Feb 2012 at 9:12am
      • User-anonymous LizW Flag

        How do you define main carer? My ex doesn't believe it is me even though our daughter lives with me??

        Sun 12, Feb 2012 at 9:37pm
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    I .m looking to find out what state benefits I.m entitled to If any

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      Go to this website - http://www.entitledto.co.uk/ It's easy to use and will give you all you need to know. Hope that helps.

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      • User-anonymous Sinead Flag

        I wonder what has happened to cause you to need to find out what benefits you are entitled to? If you want some feedback from others about your situation why not post more details on the forum. Others in similar situations might be able to help.

        Fri 28, Feb 2014 at 4:17pm
      • Pc Jamie Flag

        have you tried talking to citizens advice or welfare benefits local office ?

        Tue 18, Feb 2014 at 4:26pm
      • User-anonymous saoirsemc Flag

        I.m still unsure I.ve tried that but haven't all my money details ie tax or net and gross I.m looking for an average amount payable thanks

        Sun 16, Feb 2014 at 6:02pm
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    Why is ex being so bitter and nasty when she cheated and left?

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      I guess none of us can get inside her head to know what she is thinking , What is happening that makes you think she is bitter and nasty?. When in dispute , we always think the other person is the unreasonable one ! . why don't you use the listening room from 9.00 -10.00pm or use the forum and explain your situation a bit more and you may be able to get some support .

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      • Pc Bern Flag

        That's tough. How are you and your son coping?

        Mon 10, Mar 2014 at 11:54am
      • Pc Bern Flag

        Maybe she still has issues about your relationship when you were still together. Or maybe you haven't sorted out the finances yet that's causing conflict. Why not use the Forum to tell us more about what you're having to deal with?

        Sun 9, Mar 2014 at 5:15pm
      • User-anonymous clarky12 Flag

        no she is bitter, bad mouths me to sons school sends police out to me cause she saw me at the school when im collecting my son, and a lot off other stuff

        Tue 4, Mar 2014 at 8:28pm

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