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So the UKBA thinks it's better that a mother has NOTHING to do with her child than to be a part of her life?
Not quite the answer I was hoping for, but I appreciate your honesty
what your thoughts on my daughter coming with me on the fiancé visa? I.E. dependent visa?
do you think we have a greater than 50% chance?
My daughter would prefer to live with me, she would have a more stable home life and she would have access to greater educational opportunities.
no, it was agreed between my ex wife and I that we have shared custody at the time
The courts here like to see both parents involved in their lives
The fact is her mother will not write a letter saying that my daughter can no longer live with her. How can we prove necessity if we don't have that letter.
I don't really understand "compelling reasons". I can get a letter from my ex wife stating that she will give me custody and that she is happy for her to live in the UK with me.
The position we are in is that my ex wife is willing to change the custody from joint to sole, both physical and legal and write a letter to say she is OK with my daughter moving to the UK. I can also get a letter from my daughter saying she is excited about moving to the UK, a letter from my fiancée saying she will support my daughter and a letter from the school that my daughter would attend in the UK. What we don't have is a letter from my ex wife saying Ashlee can no longer live with her, as it is not true. One solicitor has said this means we are not proving necessity, which is a requirement for my daughter's visa. What are your thoughts on this?
Apologies, we are struggling a bit with all the information we are getting back; with what we've got, (my ex wife signing over sole physical and legal custody) and letters, are we able and likely to be granted a visa for my daughter? If so, what backing documentation should we be looking to provide? Our concerns have been comments people have made regarding necessity and have had sole custody (ours has been joint up to now).
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