Do I need my ex spouse's consent to travel to another state via airplane during my already arranged time with my kid? We have joint legal/physical custody and the travel would be during my time. This will be domestic travel, not internationally.
You only need to seek her consent if there is language in a temporary order, decree or parenting plan that specifically states that you must seek her consent. If there is no such language, you do not need consent.
You will need to review your court order. Most orders don't require a parent to obtain consent to travel with their child domestically during their own parenting time. That being said, it is common for orders to require a parent to disclose travel plans to the other parent so they know where their child will be. If the child is going to miss school for the vacation time, you may also need to be more cautious if you plan to travel without the other parent's consent.
Although I am an attorney practicing law in Nebraska, the answer I provide is for general purposes only and does not establish an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice, you should contact an attorney who will discuss with you the specific facts of your case.
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