They are trying to remove my son from me after 15 months of hell fighting for him back. I went to court today after getting a subpena. I just want to be done, but i don't want any charges for leaving state. I do have legal custody since March, but my case is open and just got reopened in court, when my case was suppose to be closed in 4 days. My case got reopened for being around the father with a court order to stay away from him. The are trying to get me for neglect. But i was with my child the entire time. i want to move out of Kenton county durastriction. i have legal custody of him, can i legally move to ohio with my son and become a resident over there, and the case be dropped?
General Practice Lawyer
If you do not have private counsel and a case has been opened against you by the state, counsel may be appointed. Consult with a lawyer on these issues before you do anything. You could make your situation worse instead of better if you leave the state with the child.
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Child Abuse Lawyer
I do not practice law in KY, but based upon my experience where I am admitted, I would say you would cause yourself great trouble if you try to leave the state without permission of your child services agency and the court. In fact, if they were to find out your intentions, they may even try to get custody. Consult a local attorney familiar with this type of law. Perhaps you can get permission to move, but I doubt the case would be dropped, they may transfer the matter to the Ohio counterpart agency.
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