We came up with a co parent schedule for thursdays and sundays for the father to come and have visits. Now he is fighting for joint custody because he changed his employment and therefore his days off have changed. I did not know he had a new job nor a different schedule before i served the papers. Her fathers mother would like to have her for the 4th of july but she lives in out of state. Is it ok for my daughter to be out of state if her father is trying to fight? There has not been a court date set yet.
Many courts offer a mediation program for custody and parenting time. Check with the court your case is filed in and get mediation going. There you can agree on at least temporary parenting arrangements like the 4th of July holiday weekend. Maybe you will get the entire case resolved. But yes it is ok to let daughter travel for the 4th of July weekend if you first get something in writing that you can file with the court stating that daughter currently lives with you (ie you have temporary custody) and laying out the terms of any visitation.
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Yes you may agree. Actually, it probably will make you
'look good" by cooperating like this. Get any agreements in writing. Also, pursue mediation as suggested by others.
It depends on what paperwork you filed on whether or not your daughter can be out of state. If there is no temporary order of any kind, then your daughter can go out of state, but if you filed a status quo with the custody paperwork, then the child is not permitted to go out of state without written permission from the other party.
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