Q: Can my sons mother move out of state without telling me?
Current custody agreement states parenting time at discretion of the mother and I have had my son overnights every other weekend for years. I have just found out she is packing up and moving out of state without notifying me. I called child services because I was worried for him 3 weeks ago and have had no contact with her or my son. Is she legally allowed to leave? I have no record of any sort or anything bad and am a great father. There is nothing in the order about relocating. State of NH
Are you sure there is nothing in the order about relocating? If you look at the court approved form parenting plan, section "F" addresses relocation: https://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2064-f.pdf
It is possible your parenting plan doesn't include that section but unlikely.
Even if not, RSA 461-A:12 addresses how relocation is handled: https://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/XLIII/461-A/461-A-12.htm
The procedure is a little complicated but bottom line is that you would have the right to challenge the relocation and if you do the Court should have a hearing to decide whether it should be allowed.
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