Can my ex wife take our daughter out of the country But she only asked me if it was ok to take her out of the state ?
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It is difficult to answer this question without knowing what your Judgment requires. However, assuming the Judgment is silent on this, you have a number of options. I understand that you don't get along. But, it is best to try. You could write to her and suggest that from now on, you have an agreement to tell each other of any travel plans with your daughter that involves out of state travel. You could suggest that you each provide each other with a general itinerary and contact information. Depending on the age of your daughter, you could also agree that during the other parent's custodial time, the non-custodial parent has a right to reasonable telephone contact with the child. If you can't get her agreement on these things after cordial attempts, you could seek orders from the court. Remember to keep all communications civil, because they are likely to become exhibits in court.
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