My ex wife and I have 2 children and are divorced for a year. I am transferring to Indiana from Illinois and my ex informed me that she is going to move to Florida with my children. We have joint custody. The kids live with her and I pay child support and get them on the weekends. Can she move them to Florida without my consent? What can I do to stop her from doing that?
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If you have joint legal custody and joint phsyical custody she should not be able to move them without your assent or a court order. Take care and be careful that she just doesn't move, it is hard to put that toothpaste back in the tube and much easier to stop a move than bring them back. You may want to go to court and seek a protective order in advance, you will need some proof. Work with a good attny there are many wonderful ones in Illinois. Take care and I hope things work out.
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