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The kids have stated that they wish to reside with myself, my wife has taken them away from school under false pretences, if contact is established at the next hearing and my children want to come with me , are they able to do so? I obtained a disclosure on Friday 28th and served it on my wife`s solicitors this morning, however, they are saying that they don`t know my wife`s whereabouts, also, i have served it on the police station who i believe know where she is (On Thursday 27th i spoke with a civil officer behind the counter at the police station, he said it was a civil matter and would not say anything else, in the meantime, i sent a text to my son saying where are you, are they holding you against your will , contact the police, after sending my son this text, i returned to the police station at approx 10 p.m., the same civil officer was there and this time he said he knew where they were but could`nt say anything under the data protection act.I am concerned that my wife may have made up some sort of allegation , if so, can this be used to stall the process? And shouldn`t someone have spoke to me by now?
I served my wifes solicitor with a disclosure order to reveal my kids whereabouts, however, the solicitor said she did not know my wifes whereabouts,i know for a fact that the solicitor does have a postal address other than of our matrimonial home that my wife has just left , if she does have an address that she sends communications for my wife to , should this be disclosed to the courts. If the answer is yes and the solicitor does not disclose it what are the implications of their actions.
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