Q: Can I fight for custody of my 11 year old son and have him returned to Florida?
My 11 yr old on was removed from the state of Florida 2 years after court visitation was in place. He moved to Missouri. Since the move I am missing every other Thanksgiving or Spring break. Moreover, this summer I will lose over a month of visitation. He moved with no consent or court order. I just recently learned of this Florida Statue. I have joint custody yet his father was able to obtain Primary. At time of the divorce I did not have attorney the entire time and I signed instead of trial bc of finances. I am seeking to see what the legalities are if I wanted to retain custody. Moreover, I need to be knowledgeable on my rights and those rights of my son if nothing else. This move to Missouri has placed undo hardship on our family connection here . His father has careless disregard to my son and my relationship. The move blocked my efforts to pursue the every other week or joint custody avenue.
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