There is something you can do to stop him. You should file a motion to modify custody as soon as possible. If the father has full custody, you may also have parenting time/visitation rights which could also be affected by a move. Consult with an attorney to assist you in filing the motion.
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Your custody judgment likely contains a provision that requires the father to get your consent, or the court's permission, before moving out of state or over 60 miles further distant from you. This is a standard term in Oregon custody judgments, and if he has primary legal custody, I assume that you have one. You should consult with a lawyer to determine whether a court is likely to grant him permission, and what you can do to influence the matter.
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I agree with both attorneys. Meet with a custody attorney ASAP. Good luck,
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