Q: If I receive child support no an I move to South Carolina do I have to notify the state I'm lea or going to?
A: You cannot just leave New Jersey without a Court Order granting you permission to leave, or you will have more trouble than you can possibly imagine. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney, to represent you and bring the appropriate motion to allow you permission to leave. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is by retaining an experienced matrimonial attorney. You need the best attorney you can afford, do not let geographic considerations be a factor in your choice of an attorney. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
Carol Jeney agrees with this answer
A: Also, if the child's other parent agrees, you can enter into a Consent Order permitting you to leave the state without having to file an application with the court. You would just want to make absolutely that the order is drafted properly so that you are covered legally. However, I'm assuming that the other parent does not agree to your leaving the state with the child. The New Jersey Supreme Court just decided a case within the last couple of weeks that made new law regarding this issue. The standard the court must apply is "the best interests of the child".
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