Port Jervis, NY asked in Child Custody and Family Law for New York

Q: I want to move 5 miles away, which happens to be across state lines. Will I lose my share of custody if I do so.

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Howard E. Knispel
Howard E. Knispel
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Commack, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: What does your custody order say? You need to see if there are any geographical restrictions. If not, then you are probably fine, but have it reviewed by your lawyer.

Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Garden City, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If you are not the custodial parent, then nothing will happen. You can make visitation more difficult on yourself.

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