I'm 16 and my parents are divorced, my mom lives in California and my dad lives in Wisconsin. I live with my dad in Wisconsin with visitation to my mom in Cali but if i want to live with my mom can I do anything to change that?
This is a frequently asked question and the answer is generally no; a child does not get to decide where they want to live under Wisconsin law. The wishes of a child is a factor for the court to consider, among factors the court must take into consideration in deciding the custody of a child. It would be best to talk to your mother about your feelings and for her to talk to an experienced family lawyer to discuss what her chances might be, the cost, and how long it might take.
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