My employment allows me to work from anywhere, 23 years with the company and the child's father' visitation only includes every other weekend. He does not help during the week. He won't agree to a set child support and only pays the cost of after school care, $200. I have been the primary care giver and financial support since birth. The move is from NC to SC, three hour drive time. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
If dad is okay with the move, you can go. If dad wants to keep you here, he could file a motion for emergency custody and allege that you are attempting to flee the jurisdiction of NC with the child. Your next steps really depend upon dad's position, whether you'll be able to maintain dad's visitation after the move, and whether the visitation is pursuant to a verbal agreement, a written agreement, or a court order.
Since there's no custody order in place, you could still run into problems. While you are the parent just as much as he is, if you were to leave the state without his permission or a court order, he could file a custody lawsuit against you, specifically with a motion for emergency custody, alleging that you fled the jurisdiction.
Consult with a local family lawyer to discuss the next appropriate steps and also learn more facts about your situation. You can use the excellent Find a Lawyer tab at the top of Avvo.com to get started.
You mentioned that he won't agree to child support and hasn't been paying much. He doesn't need to agree. File a child support action against him ASAP!
I'm also changing your category specifically to child custody.
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