You say you notified the father within 12 hours of learning of your opportunity. Was it a formal notice per the statute? If so, he must file an objection in court. If you follow the statue, and he fails to object as required, you may be able to move. You should consult with an experienced family law attorney about this.
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As Mr. Clement points out, the next move is up to him if you have given statutory notice. That is, if the non moving party fails to object and follow the procedures in a timely manner, you may be free to leave. If the nonmoving party does properly object, the Court might still allow a relocation, temporarily, pending a trial on the issue. Trials are generally set on an expedited basis.
You should discuss this matter with local counsel, The Relocation Act has very specific time limits and you will want to be fully aware of those.
This posting is not intended to be specific legal advice, but only a statement on general legal principles.
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