Norfolk, VA asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Virginia

Q: I'm moving to Canada and I have no court order to even have visitation of my son how do I make it so he can visit me?

His father has had full custody for 5 years but I see my son every other weekend. I have no legal standing because I couldnt make it to court I was in FL at the time. I dont want to take custody because my son wants to live with his dad but I want him to be able to visit. His dad wont let me take him out of the state let alone the country.

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Steve Miyares

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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Moving to Canad is a significant chamge in circumstances since the Court last made a custody decision 5 years ago. Based on the chang in circumstances, you can petitin the court to modify the visitation schedule from the prior order. You should consult with an attorney to help you pursue the best optins in your particular situation.

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