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The discussions were between me and her solicitor, and i initially said i wanted her for full 7 day alternate weeks during the holidays (i knew her mother would not agree to that in a million years, i went in high, hoping she would settle for the alternate weekends) she came back and said no, so i made another offer of alternate weekends during the holidays which was agreed upon, but we had already previously agreed for me to have contact friday one week, saturday the next (sections b & c in the order) so i'm assuming they still stand, as the order says "every alternate friay" and any school holiday related contact is aditional.
Thank you Claire, i'm no legal brain but i feared the contract was badly drafted, her solicitor was very weak and quite easily gave in to all my demands, she came across quite inexperienced! When you say the contact will be placed on hold, what do you mean? The full weekend contact periods are only in the holidays, and her mother doesnt work, so she would be spending the full 4/5 day week with her. In theory, i could get the holidays split so i get contact for alternate full 7 day weeks couldn't i? thanks
Yes i am self employed and only work 3 mornings a week, my partner is more than cabable of looking after my daughter and they have a very good relationship, she has 2 children of her own who my daughter gets on very well with.