Q: Can i relocate with my kids? i have physical custody and joint legal. My ex lives across the country
Me and my soon to be husband want to relocate to Atlanta Georgia from Severn Maryland with my two boys 10 and 9. I have full custody and joint legal custody with tie breaking authority. My ex moved almost two years ago back to California to remarry and be near support. The boys have lived in Maryland their whole life. He fought for custody last year and said that all the family was in California including my family. He didn't get them and now i'm afraid if we move to Atlanta he will try to fight it again and take them away. My soon to be husband has better job oppunritnies within his company and family support. Also the cost of living would provide for a more comfortable life for all of us. Any help would be appreciated Thank you!
A: You have two options: 1. Go and see what happens; if you make it 6 months in GA before your Husband files in Maryland, he would have to file in GA; 2. File a Motion in the Maryland Court seeking Court permission to move to GA. It will likely be granted, since it is just as easy to book a flight to GA as it is to book a flight to BWI.
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