I have full custody of my 2 boys and I am taking the father back to court to ask for supervised visitation I was advised by an attorney to change venues but not sure how to start this.
Venue is proper in the county where the kids live or where the case is field. You file the motion in the county where the case is filed.
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To change venue you need to file a motion in the county where the case is currently situated, asking it be moved to another more proper county. I recommend you buy an hour to lawyer time and get pointed in the right direction.
If the original action was filed in the county where the father still resides, you may well choose to keep the matter in that county--you will avoid the full filing fee to file the modification action. When a case is given a new case number, which it would receive if filed in a different county from the original, you bear the cost of a new filing fee. I agree that your best action may be to pay for a consultation with a family law attorney in the county where the children have been residing for the consecutive last six month period.
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