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It sounds like this was an ex parte order and now that you have been served you should not contact her as she can have you put in prison for contempt of court. There should be a return date for the next hearing so that you can defend yourself - you should do this - you can also show the court these Facebook comments which will be a big factor in supporting your position. Happy to discuss = please rate positive.
I see. The problem that you have is that the order is now effective. If you contact her then you can go to prison. Please rate positive
Yes that would appear to be correct - otherwise they would need to serve that on you as well. Please rate positive
Then I would certainly suggest that you get representation - you either want a solicitor or a barrister (there is something called public access which means you can go to a barrister directly. There are books on amazon on how to represent yourself in the family court - but I would for something like this suggest that you get a lawyer. Please rate positive
i would only leave the property when you are happy to do so - the costs are normally about £1000 - happy to answer additional questions but please rate positive
The conversation will continue. The fact that she moved back and was contacting you rather shows to the court that she does not need the order and will make it easier to overturn. Please rate - thanks
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Sometimes it is necessary to understand what else is happening that will have led to this
Please be aware that Social Services will be placing a great deal of pressure on her to prove that she has ended your relationship under the threat of her child/children being removed form her care.
She will have to prove that she is taking every possible step to allow her to return to the property with the children and forcing you to leave - this will no doubt be what the applictaion is really about.
The Occupation Order was not granted ex parte (without notice) as depriving you of a home is a serious matter and you are entitled to give your arguments to the court about why it is not fair
Whether or not you should move out depends on the age of the children and the value of the property or identity of the landlord
If you are able to resolve the housing issue then at the hearing you can ask that the non molestation order is lifted completely - but you do need to have an understanding of how Social Services would react to that IF any of the children are also your children
I am pleased that my colleague has agreed with my comments. I would still recommend that you get a barrister or solicitor to attend at the next hearing to resolve the issues where it may well be simply suitable to resolve on undertakings (which are promises to the court). Please remember to rate positive
Your position is considerably more complex than that - an undertaking will only be acceptable IF the housing issue has been resolved
Well you have a lot of options and opinions
I hope this helps. Please rate positive