Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida

Q: I'll move to MA and daughter is 14yo, Ex said I have to leave daughter with him or not pay child support, Is this right?

1 Lawyer Answer
Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Assuming that there is a current court order on timesharing, you must go to court in order to move to another state. As part of the modification child support will be recalculated. You will need to show the court that the move is in the best interests of the child.

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