I have been in a on/off relationship for 8 years with my boyfriend who is the father of my children and his name is on the birth certificate and who is also a compulsive liar. I see no good coming to my kids or me by staying in this relationship but since he has made a lot of made up reports to the police about me. We both have joint custody but I have more reponsibilities over the kids than him. I don’t plan to live in the same city with him anymore. If I were to take my kids and move to a different city that’s couple of hours away. Would there be a problem to this. I was never questions by the police or notified at all about the reports but I only found out through his phone calls and text from his family member.
Since the children were born out of wedlock, has your ex been adjudicated to be the father? You can do that one of two ways; by both of you signing a voluntary acknowledgment of paternity on the state provided form OR by filing a formal paternity action in court. He needs to be adjudicated the biological father of all three children and until that happens, he has no legal rights to the child whatsoever. HIs name on the birth certificate has no legal meaning or bearing. What is throwing me off is your comment that you have joint custody. Have you been to court on all three children to establish custody and placement? if so, and he is adjudicated to be their father, Wisconsin law requires you to provide 60 days advance written notice of your intention to move out of state or more than 150 miles within the state. You send the notice to him of your intention to move by certified letter with a copy to the court and must provide him notice of the right to object within 15 days. If he objects, you cannot move away until the court holds a hearing and determines if the move should be allowed or not. The law was also recently changed in April of this year, to shorten the distance from 150 miles to 100 miles and places the burden on the parent who is moving to file a motion with the court to request to move away.
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