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If child is removed from UK to within EU....

(4 Posts)
RiverMan Thu 27-Feb-14 13:28:03

Many thanks

babybarrister Thu 27-Feb-14 13:27:41

I agree. if you are worried you can ask the court for a prohibited steps order to include lodging of passports etc

prh47bridge Thu 27-Feb-14 12:57:30

No you are not in a weaker position without a residence order in place.

You have PR. That means your daughter cannot be removed from the UK without your consent. If your XP does so that is a criminal offence (child abduction). Wherever your daughter is within the EU she would be returned to the UK regardless of whether or not there is a residence order in place.

RiverMan Thu 27-Feb-14 11:14:54

... Is the remaining parent in a weaker position if there is no formal custody agreement ?

I have worries that my XP may take my dd ( 5 yrs ) back to her homeland within the EU. We managed to avoid court on separating so there are no formal agreements in place other than my name on the BC.

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