I'm divorced with sole physical custody of my children. I share legal custody. I would like to move out of state to be near my fiance's family. There is nothing in my divorce decree that mentions moving in any way.
The non-custodial parent needs to agree or you need a court order to move out of state.
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You must have an agreement from the noncustodial parent or an order of the court in order to relocate out-of-state with minor children. You do not have the opportunity to make such a significant decision without an agreement. You should consult with an experienced lawyer
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Without the other parent's consent it would be difficult to move out of state with the child. You would have to prove to the court that it was in the best interest of the child to allow the move. I don't believe that a judge would feel it's in the best interest of the child to allow a move away from the other parent.
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