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hello. i have a 17 year old son who lives with me. i divorced his mother 15 years ago. She took him to spain 6 years ago on holiday and didnt come back for three years. when he was 14 he came back himself. now she wants to go on holiday with him and his sister again, to spain and i fear that she'll try and talk him into living the past with her again and not returning again, right in the middle of his A levels. can i legally stop her taking him if he wants to go? he currently sees her and talks to her whenever he wants and she now lives back in england. he visits her more or less once every three weeks. i choose not to have any contact with her as she is a terrible liar. we have a joint contact order.
addendum: A year after my son came back to live with me, she returned. Whilst she was in Spain, spanish social services contacted me and were concerned as to thre welfare of my son and his sister and asked me whether i would take custody of them both as she had been caught putting them to bed and then going out drinking all night.
When she returned here, her daughter was taken off her for the very same reason and put in a care home. She got her back after 8 months of supervised visits.
It may go someway to explaining my very reasonable doubt as to whether she would try and 'turn' him whilst abroad...
hi jusleen.. thanks for your response. can i ask another quesiton or will i be charged.. more
what about his education? Do i legally have to communicate with her ergo can it be just by email. i wish not to hear her voice or see her... he is 17, 18 in feb 2014 and is currently doing his A levels...
thankyou. i wont be talking with her as she is a drug user and an alcoholic and incapable of telling the truth. ever. Do i have to speak with her or can it be just by email. Do I legally have to communicate with her over lukes education?
you see theres no point in communicating with a liar. if i have it on an email, at least i can defend myself when she gives luke another version of what actually transpired (verbally..) between us.
thankyou. youve been EXCELLENT! (btw..)
how do i pay you?