Legal Question in Family Law in Maryland

child custory

if i get jouint coustory can i leave the state with them

Asked on 6/05/08, 1:20 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Sher Wagshal and Sher

Re: child custory

If you have joint residential/physical custody, you obviously must live close enough to the other parent to make it feasible. If you have sole residential custody but joint legal custody, that gives the noncustodial parent the right to participate in significant decisions affecting the child. This would probably include where the child lives. So if the other parent objects, you will probably need to seek court authority for a relocations of any significant distance.

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Answered on 6/06/08, 10:13 am


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