3 months ago my ex and I broke up and she moved out of state to be closer to her family and live with her mom. (without notice). She has since found a job making less than she was before she left, and her mom is full time child care. My ex's mom was a teacher that was recently terminated for mishandling a child at a head start program, so needless to say i don't approve of her watching my daughter all day. I live 650 miles away and cannot afford the trips to see my daughter as it is costing me about $2,000 per month just in travel. I have filed a Suit affecting the parent child relationship and am hoping to get geographical restrictions in place but all attorneys I have met with haven't given me any confidence that I will win the case and have my daughter brought home. There has never been any violence or neglect and I was an engaged parent. I will say that my ex is a good mom aside from moving my daughter this far away. I do not believe that I can maintain a relationship with my daughter from this distance and I am a business owner so relocation for me is not possible. Any thoughts or ideas on how to proceed?
Hire an attorney and set a hearing on Temporary Orders. Attorneys don't guarantee results. Settle on one you feel comfortable with and let them give it their best shot. Without an attorney you have less of a chance of success, especially if she has an attorney.
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