Can you have a visitation hearing transferred from Tennessee to Georgia?
My 16 yr old daughter moved back to Georgia to better her life. the day after the move she got papers at her fathers stating to be in juvenile court in I Tennessee, for a hearing with the baby's father where he is wanting to get visitation. He is not legitimized and is manic depressive with severe ADHD
Can the case be transferred from Tennessee to Georgia.
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Cases are not transfered from one state to another. If there is a case in Tennessee retain a lawyer there to defend it.
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The case cannot be transferred from one state to another but in your daughter's case it sounds like Tennessee has jurisdiction since she only recently relocated to GA and has not had sufficient time to establish residency in GA.
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No, cases cannot be transferred from jurisdiction to jurisdiction at the whim of the parties. After the case is closed, you may have grounds to domesticate the order in Georgia and then force all future litigation to occur in Georgia, but you cannot do that now.
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