I want to rent an apartment in my family's state (Washington) to use when we travel because we go there often and stay for 2-3 weeks at a time and it would be way cheaper than a hotel. My ex does not care if we travel and there isn't anything about this in our custody agreement. My home is in Michigan, but I want a second place in another state for vacation purposes. Is this legal or would it interfere with our custody? I have sole physical custody and joint legal custody. We have a verbal visiting schedule, but he does not adhere to it. Sees our child once every month or few months. I'm not able to find information about this anywhere online so asking for any suggestions. Thank you.There isn't anything mentioning vacation time in our agreement. The only mentions of parenting time in our court order is that he has 0 overnights. I have our child exclusively since he sees him very seldom. The father has not brought up any issues with my vacations with our son and he seems fine with them.
If you are asking may you rent a second home and have the children with you at that home while you have custody/visitation time, there would not seem to be any prohibition, unless the Court has ordered otherwise.
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The precise answer depends entirely on whether your exercise of vacation parenting time interferes with his court-ordered parenting time. You can certainly stay in, rent it own a vacation home out of state. What you cannot do is exercise vacation parenting time that conflicts with his court-ordered time.
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