My daughter is divorced (her husband abandoned the family for another woman) and my 2 grandchildren live with her - father has access 2 x evenings per week, every other weekend and 4 weeks in holidays. Granddaughter is 13 and disagrees with her mother's rules so has "run away" to live with her Dad. He says she can stay. Should my daughter take him to court? if she does, and loses, is it likely court would force my grandson to go to live with his Dad so as not to split the siblings? (he is 9)
Province/Country relating to question : Suffolk, UK
Is there a contact order in place?
HIUnfortunately at 13 your granddaughter's wishes will be decisive - and if she wishes to live with her father it is unlikely that the court will force her to return to her mother - unless there is a major safety issue in her staying with her father.However the court will not force your grandson to move homes unless he wishes to Claire
25 years experience of all aspects of family law
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