Q: My Wife's family all have COVID. She wants to bring our 1 yr old to their home for a full week. Do I have legal options?
My soon to be ex wife is taking my son out of state to her parents home where at least 4 people have COVID. Are there any legal routes I can follow if my soon contracts COVID while there?
If you don't have an existing custody case, I would consider filing one ASAP. If you have an existing case, you may want to file a Motion for Emergency Custody before she leaves alleging that the child will be exposed to a substantial risk of bodily injury. Some judges may agree that such a trip would do so, but I could see others not reaching this same conclusion (I'm not sure if a 'normal' one year old is particularly susceptible to COVID).
Whether your son contracts COVID or not, your ex's decision-making abilities need to be questioned. Your ability to raise this issue in court depends on whether there is an existing custody order in place.
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