There are so many factors of which no facts are provided in post to apply that it is impossible to intelligently assess what your chances are in motioning the court for more time. I would suggest that you try your hardest to first try to get your ex to agree to more time. Let her know that you are contemplating filing a request for order increasing the time with him. Failing in that effort, then consider filing a motion to increase the time. The determining factor will be what is in the best interests of the child. California public policy is to promote frequent and continuing contact with both parents and if you have only minimal time, but now live closer to the child, yet your ex refuses to allow something less than frequent and continuing contact, you may be successful in obtaining an order increasing time. If your ex responds with wanting to maintain less than frequent and continuing contact, you would emphasize her failure to encourage and promote california’s public policy for frequent and continuing contact, which, itself, is a reason to increase the visitation time. Get yourself an experience attorney to assist you in this important matter. If you have found this helpful and/or the best answer, please let the attorney know by checking the appropriate box below. It will be greatly appreciated. Thank you and best of luck to you
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