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Hello, I am married to a man who is from Jamaica and currently

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Hello,
I am married to a man who is from Jamaica and currently residing in
Canada with myself.

He has a child from a previous relationship with another woman who
resides with the mother in the Netherlands.

The mother is not allowing any type of communication or visitation with
the child which we would need guidance on how we can correct this so
that he can at the very minimum talk with his little girl.

Also in the process of becoming a Canadian Citizen the mother is
required to fill out a form on the child as she is a dependent of my
husbands. The mother is refusing to fill this out as she thinks that it
is a form to be able to take her child from her. This is not what we
want nor is it our intentions.

Is there any advice or guidance in which you can provide us with as we
are not educated in the international child custody laws.

Thank you
Jaymee
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: European Law
Expert:  Law.Hut replied 1 year ago.
This issue of custody involves the law of the Netherlands, and not the law in any way of Canada. You can ask the site through customer service to transfer your question to a European law category for a lawyer familiar with that law to answer,

As for the form that is required, you may have to advise the Canadian government that the other party is refusing to complete the form. There is no way to compel her to complete the form, and her refusal will not be a bar to the
application for citizenship.



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