Skip to main content

My son wants to live with me instead of his father, what do i do to make that happen

Olympia, WA |
Filed under: Child custody

I am not the custodial parent , but I also did not have my rights taken away i voluntarily gave my husband full time custody. My son wants to move with me, so what do I need to do to have that happen, also my son is 13.

Attorney Answers 1

  1. Washington law provides that a child may be integrated into the non-custodial parent's home which may provide the basis for a parenting plan modification, especially if it is with the custodial parent's consent. Ideally, you want to establish a pattern for the maximum length of time possible before initiating a formal Parenting Plan Modification in the county where you and the child reside.

Child custody topics

Top tips from attorneys

What others are asking

Can't find what you're looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer

Browse all legal topics