Oakdale, CA asked in Family Law and Child Custody for California

Q: My son lives in ca. His x lives in wa. State with 3 kids theres no parenting plan how does he go about getting custody

He gives her money just about every week, she's allowed them to come visit twice, shell tell him they can come again and now won't let them, he feels bad and doesn't think hell be able to get custudy of them the oldest isn't his but hes raised her from birth and he doesn't want to separate the kids, but she has epilepsy and she's alone with them alot the kids are getting older and can feed themself now it was pretty scary when they were tiny, now she's doing drug the kids even know and stay clear of her when she's coming down. My son doesn't want to take them from her but really would he have a chance at getting them? And would he have to go to wa

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Mike Darlington
Mike Darlington
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  • Shingletown, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If mom and the three kids have lived in Washington for more than six months that state will have jurisdiction of the custody issues with the kids.

That being the case you should consult an attorney who practices family law in Washington.

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