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I filed for grandparents visitation in MA. My daughter was legally served, got mad and moved the child out of state. She has natural custody, being an unwed mother at time of birth. Meanwhile, DCF calls to investigate a mandatory reporter's third party report of abuse at their MA apt. If she has moved out of state, will DCF close the case if they can't locate the child? Do they get in touch with DCF in NY? Had court & my daughter was a no show. The father is in jail. I'm waiting for judge's orders in mail. (Judge said she'll give me visits.)Since she living in MA when I filed, does she still have to adhere to the MA court visitation order or does it automatically get moved to NY? She has not filed a change of address with the court. She moved 2 weeks ago, avoiding me, dcf & also evictionDCF investigation will take forever if they can even find the child. Filing contempt of courts for visitation no shows (assuming she doesn't let me have the court ordered visits) will take forever. We are concerned for the child because of past abuse, documented by DCF. We haven't seen or heard from the child in weeks. We dont' know where in NY she is. Her mother has custody so the child is not technically missing, right? Is there anything else we can other than wait for her to be found and DCF investigate? I tried to condense a complicated situation. I hope it makes sense.
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