Q: Is there any type of law that requires my ex to inform me if he is going to be away from my kids for an extended time?
My children currently live with their father, but we have joint legal custody. Is he required in some way to inform me if he leaves them for an extended unpredictable amount of time?
A: While it certainly would be good practice if he were to keep you informed of such an absence, if the order does not require him to keep you informed when he leaves the children for an extended unpredictable amount of time then he would not be in violation of the order if he did not share that information with you. Much of this answer depends on the exact language of your custody order.
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