Amarillo, TX asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Texas

Q: f I leave town to stay with my mother or sister with my son could I face legal consequences from my husband?

I need to leave my husband and he had threatened to take my son if I ever try to leave. I have no family or friends. No where to leave to in town.

1 Lawyer Answer
Sharita Blacknall
Sharita Blacknall
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  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If there is no court order in place restricting your residence you can move. However, your spouse could file a motion requesting you move back because it is not in the best interest of the child to be moved. But, you get to also counter his argument that it is in the best interest of the child.

Please note that if you plan to file for divorce you have to file in the county that you lived in for the 90 days preceding the filing of the divorce.

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