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Child Custody and leaving the country

Saratoga Springs, NY |

I am currently married and was thinking about leaving him and moving to another country with my three children. What do I need to do in order to make this happen? If we are not divorced what type of permission do I need from him to leave with them?

If I left without any permission could I get arrested for abducting my children?

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  1. Absent a valid court order requiring notice and/or permisssion for your proposed move, you need noone's permission, but, of course, that in no way implies that this type of move on your part would necessarily be advisable either for you or your children.

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