If she has given the statutory notice of a planned relocation, you need to go to the court that has jurisdiction and file a Petition for Custody based on this change of circumstances.
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You need to file right away noting your objections. If you do nothing, you will make it easier for her to relocate. I recommend that you hire an experienced family lawyer in your area, ASAP in order to protect your rights. Time is of the essence. Best of luck~
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As an attorney exclusively representing men in Norfolk in domestic relations and child custody cases, I would advise you to immediately consult with a local attorney and file the appropriate motions and pleadings in the court with jurisdiction over the children at the present time, most likely the last court to enter an order regarding custody, visitation, or support. Failing to file quickly could result in a waiver of your objection.
Fathers have rights.
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