Legal Question in Family Law in New York

I have joint physical custody of my kids in new york state. My ex has joint custody with visitation.Can he take them out of state and not return them

Asked on 7/28/13, 12:31 pm

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Daniel Scott Daniel U. Scott, Esq.
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Regardless of the form of custody, it is not legal for one parent to relocate out of NY without either written permission from the other parent or a court order granting relocation.

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7/28/13, 12:35 pm
Jordan Trager Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.
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He will need a court order to relocate with the chilren. If he relocates with the children without a court order you should hire an attorney immediately to bring an application against him in less than 6 months of the relocation.

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7/29/13, 7:54 am

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