My ex and I have joint custody, the children live with me as primary parent. The ages are 12 and 17. When we divorced 11 years ago, my ex was already living out of state . He has since moved in and out of the state of Florida several times, even moving outside the United States for a year and a half. He never petitioned the court for permission to move. Now, I may need to move 360 miles from where I live in Central Florida to another city in Northern Florida, due to foreclosure on my home. We have a relative that can provide a home cost-free in N. FL and since my husband is disabled it really is our only viable choice. Will I need to petition the court? There is nothing in my divorce paperwork that says I can't relocate, and the ex doesn't follow the visitation schedule and never has.
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