Legal Question in Family Law in Minnesota

Taking child across state lines.

Is it illegal in the U.S. for one parent of a child to take him/her across state lines without the other parent's permission?

Asked on 2/25/08, 5:13 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Maury Beaulier612.240.8005 Minnesota Lawyers

Re: Taking child across state lines.

No. Absent a specific provision in a court order, there is nothing in the law that precludes a parent from temporarily taking a child out of state. It does not require the other parent's consent.

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Answered on 2/26/08, 7:55 am

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