Relocating With Children Out of State
by Selena from New Haven, Connecticut
If I am getting married and my new husband lives in Florida can I relocate my children with me if I have a custody case in Connecticut?
Answer to Florida Child Custody Question
I don't know how it works in Connecticut. If the situation were turned around, and you were in Florida and wanting to move to Connecticut, I could send you to the Florida Statutes.
In Florida there are a few different ways to leave the state with your children. The simplest is to ask for and receive the written consent of the other parent.
Again, in Florida, (I can only speak with any knowledge of Florida), the courts support the idea that children need to have both of their parents in their lives if at all possible.
The courts do not want to see parents vindictively taking their children to another state so that the other parent can't see the children anymore.Notice:
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