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Q: Can my wife that I am separated from leave my son with her parents and instruct them to not give him to me in California

She is going to AT for the Army Reserve and I live in Tennessee. I have asked to keep my son here with me in Tennessee while she is gone but she did not want to mess up his routine with daycare. I am really nervous about my son bouncing around from one relative to the next while she is gone and I have told her that I will visit him while she is gone and she asked me not too because she feels that I will take him and not return him to her which is not true.

2 Lawyer Answers
Ashley Negrette
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Ashley Negrette
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You should contact an attorney in Tennessee. Take a copy of your custody agreement or other proof of agreement with your ex. Please also note that there are special considerations for individuals in the military.

Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You can file for custody and visitation rights in TN. Contact a TN lawyer to help you. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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