Eagle River, AK asked in Child Custody for Alaska

Q: Ex wife and I share 50/50 custody. She sent the kids out of state without my permission. Is there anything I can do?

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Stefan Otterson
Stefan Otterson
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Licensed in Alaska

A: It depends on whether you're talking about a long-term or short-term trip out of state. If it's long term, then she isn't allowing you to have the children 50% of the time, and you can file a motion to enforce the shared custody. If it's a short term trip during her time, it depends on what the custody order says about out of state travel. If she's violating a provision of the order then you can file a motion to enforce that provision. If the order is silent, then you can't complain unless she's impinging on your custody time.

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