My ex wife has moved over 25 minutes away from the city we have both been living in basically our whole lives. Currently, I have majority physical custody of our 2 daughters. My home is less than 5 minutes from each of their schools (one is in middle school and one is in elementary). She moved in June and since school started in August, she has been dropping our oldest off at my house after she drops our youngest off at school because middle school starts about an hour after elementary. Sometimes she comes and gets dressed her, eats breakfast or packs a lunch if she didn’t at my ex’s house. On top of that, recently, my ex and her new husband had one of their cars impounded. Her husband drives to San Diego everyday so he needs the car for work. With only one car, she has been asking me to keep the kids on her days because she has no way to get them to and from school. I have been asking her if we can just change the schedule to where she gets them like every other weekend and when the kids are on holiday breaks but she has refused. Now my oldest is telling me she is trying to get either week on, week off or get the kids full time. Is this possible? Can I request full custody?
There is certainly a chance; you need to show the court that a pattern has been established that has worked well for the children. Focus your facts and how that is.
You have primary Physical custody now and she is not able to exercise the time afforded to her because of the car situation .Why do you think you need to go to court to try and take away the last remnants of parenthood your ex has?
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