Legal Question in Family Law in Iowa

I recently ended a 6 year relationship. In the relationship we had two children. I had to end up getting a protection order against my ex. I now how temporary custody of our children. I am thinking about moving nearer to my family but it is 6 hours away from my ex. He has stated that he can make it so I have to live in a 50 mile radius of him. I was wondering if that is possible in the state of Iowa. If not, does Iowa usually aware sole custody if the other parent has a drug addiction and an anger problem that he admits to but wont get help for?

Asked on 10/22/13, 12:48 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Robert Luedeman solo practitioner

1. No. You need to file for a custody and support order.

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Answered on 10/22/13, 8:20 pm

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