Q: If I was served for child custody and I've been full time taking care of my son and they try to serve me what will happe
And I moved to a different state what is going to happen can they get full custody.
A: Once you've been served, the court case will go on with or without you if the opposing party pursues it. Thus, moving to another state and ignoring the case after you have been served would be a bad idea. Moving to another state stop the opposing party from serving you or asking the court approve an alternate form of service where you are given notice of the proceedings. If you live in another state and are served, it may be worth raising the issue of whether the court actually has jurisdiction. If possible, it would be ideal for you to consult with an attorney, particularly if a case has been initiated.
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