Kathymumofone’s advice is as always spot on, I totally respect all she has to say so please listen to her, I’ve been here for years and some people’s advice stand out for being sensible and unbiased, Kathy is one of them.
On a practical level if your concerned about things on a legal level I’d contact these organisations:
Child law advice service 0300 330 5480
Rights of women 020 7251 6577 We are a women’s charity working in a number of ways to help women through the law. Our vital services aim to provide women with the legal advice and information they need to understand and use the law and their legal rights.