Q: Is it legal to take your 17 year old child out of the state without telling my husband?
A: In general, if I had a minor child, yes, I could take the child out of state without telling your husband. You might want to repost your question with more pertinent details. Are the parents of the child married, divorced, or what? Is there a custody lawsuit pending? Has a custody order been entered?
A: If the parties are still married then yes it is legal. However, if there is a divorce pending or the parties are already divorced, then the Husband should be consulted prior to taking the minor child out of the state. Follow any standing family law orders and/or any other orders entered in the case that may be applicable. Good luck!
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