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Q: Domicile parent, 7/7, custody. Can I move 75 miles away and will can that force the court to change visitation to wkds?

I want to move 95 miles away but am being told I more than likely won't get granted that, so even if I do not get granted that I plan to move 75 miles away. My issue is will the court change the custody from 7/7 to every other weekend for the non custodial parent? Nothing has been set in stone by the court for the 7/7, that is just how we set it up while being separated. Or will the court not allow me to move the 75 miles because of the 7/7? 7/7 will not work when I am 75 miles away due to my child being in school. Also, would it affect the outcome if I let the court know he is on steroids and has been for years?

So If the court says I can't move the 75+ miles away, they won't allow me to move anywhere under the 75 mile mark?

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2 Lawyer Answers
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Kenner, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: You must comply with the state’s relocation statute.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: To relocate your children you are going to need a lawyer. You should have a custody judgment anyway.

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