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My grandson was returned to hs mother claiming he was

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Hi Pearl, my grandson...

Hi Pearl, my grandson was returned to hs mother claiming he was kidnapped by his Dad my son. There were no orders in place at the time, she claimed he was unsafe with his Dad which was his reason for not returning him. As a grandmother I am now being bloked, where to from here?

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

NSW

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Yes, haven't found anyone suitable yet.

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Yes, could they tell me about Change of Residence as possibility.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Australia Law
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

the next step is to try mediation before seeking parenting orders from the Family Court

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok, my son was unable to participate and orders have been made against his seeing the child for two years. What aremy options as a grandmother please?
Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

the next main step is to file proceedings in the Family Court if mediation fails.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No thanks. Can you answer me by text please?
Solicitor: John Melis, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

if you cannot negotiate with the other side the only option is to commence an action in the Family Court.

Would you like to discuss this matter on the telephone ? I have extended a special offer to you if you prefer.

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