I live in NJ and my divorce and custody was done in TN. what are my rights as a non custodial parent?

Asked 11 months ago - Piscataway, NJ

judge in TN Granted custody to father when there is was nothing bad said about me..I work and took car of my son for his 4 yrs.. August of 2013 my son started residing with dad. there is no visitations said in paper or child support ? what happens help me what are my rights?????? My ex tells me you cant take him anywhere from state for vacations or nothing and not even out of the country i feel like im being bullied ...I would never keep him away or kidnapped my son..I don't know what to do ..Lost custody of my son for no reason. I had proof of dad being unfit but judge didn't care.

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  1. Philip Smith Burnham II

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    Answered . Based on the limited information you provided, you will have to file your application in Tennessee. Please also see https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/189181.pdf which governs which state has jurisdiction for custody and support when parents live in different states.

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  2. David Alexander Browde

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    Answered . That's not enough information on which to base a precise answer. Consult a local attorney and discuss the issue in detail.

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  3. Peggy Margaret Raddatz

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    Answered . Not enough information to answer. Consult a local custody attorney in person.

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