CSE informed me the address I provided was not valid & could not move forward w/o a current address. Fast forward to summer 2010, the father made plans for a week-long visit with our daughter and asked his mother to pick her up from my house (Hollywood, FL) to bring her to Naples, FL where he lived. I asked his mother for his address (to also send him divorce papers) but before I could inform CSE, it was too late. The father withdrew her out of school (without my knowledge or consent) and refused to return her home. For a 14 months, I ONLY got to speak to my daughter over the phone (no physical contact). There was nothing the police could do without a court order. I filed an Emergency Verified Child Pick up order but was denied because the judge did not want to uproot her out of school.At one point, we were both living in Hollywood FL & then he moved to Naples with his [then] girlfriend [now] wife and her two kids. I am aware that in divorce cases either parties cannot relocate without getting consent from the other party or without court approval. The law states only 50 miles and he moved 110. We are now divorced. We have shared custody but child is living with father. Timesharing schedule is a hassle because I don't have transportation so I only see her on holidays and summer breaks and now I am the one PAYING child support. How could this happen???
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