the child is 13 yrs old
Family Law Attorney
Yes, of course! You will need to file in the child's "home state" which will be either the state where the child has lived for the past 6 months, OR, the state where the last custody/visitation order was issued.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
If there are no prior orders of custody or visitation in New York, then you'll likely need to file a petition for visitation in the state where the child resides. You're best advised to keep a paper-trail of your efforts to contact and/or see the child.
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