The problem is that the school wants me to show them proof of custody and residents. They are the only school in Cheektowaga, NY that does this. I am the father and I live in the Cleveland Hill School District of Erie county in Cheektowaga, NY. Is this legal
Education Law Attorney
The law presumes that the child lives in the District in which the custodial parent resides. The divorce decree governs physical custody. The only way to change this is to go to family court and have the custody agreement changed. If you have further questions, please call me at 716-362-1533.
Regards - jay C Pletcher, esq
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
It is legal as the school only has to provide education for those students residing in the district. The only way around this would be to change the custody order.
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