Q: Do I need permission from SO’s ex to have a child depending on stipulations in their custody arrangement
They have an agreement that neither party can make a decision in regards to their child without first speaking to other parent and developing an agreement. As having a sibling would effect their child does he and I trying for a child fall under that agreement
A: This is not a typical construction of a decision concerning the child's health and education and recreation. Does your stipulation discuss this question of additional children ? I've never seen this coming up! It sounds like an intrusion and could well be a violation of public policy that the Courts would not enforce.
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A: Having another child isn't something you need to have approved by your ex. It never hurts to let them if you have a good relationship, but definitely not required. It sounds like you and your ex share legal custody, which means you have to work together on medical and education decisions, but you are able to live your own life without their input on everything you do.
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