You may want to seek a wage assignment
You will need to comply with the Automatic Temporary Restraining Orders listed on your Summons and seek court intervention if you are requesting to relocate
In Ventura County ,the mediator will talk to the minor child. A child's request, if he is of appropriate age and discretion will be given more weight. The mediator will then make a recommendation to the Judge and the Judge can inquire about the child's request from the mediator
You can file for court intervention to seek custody
You can file in Ventura County so long as you live here at least 3 months prior to filing the Petition.