PE Solicitors charge almost by the milli second, so be as concise as possible with no meanderings around JW practicex. Prepare a presentation that explains, what you seek, why you seek it and demonstrate a reasonable personality. Family lawyers are used to issues round custody so should be able to grasp the key issues and provide clear guidance on ways forward. Key issue is welfare of Erin not your family, her mother or you, you are trying to defend her position.
I M surprised at the double standards here re your mother and her partner concerning the DF status of your ex wife who they seem willing to converse with, but not you, WT gets people crawling under snakes bellys following its ‘guidance’