Q: What do I have to do to change our parenting plan?
I moved and father isn't agreeing to meet to the new middle point to exchange our children. He wants to keep it at the old address on file but its no where near middle for me now. What do I have to do in order to change the new middle point to exchange children? Do I still have to meet him at the address on file? Till the paperwork goes through with the courts?
A: You will need to file to modify the existing order. Depending on how much of an inconvenience your proposed meeting location is for your ex, the judge may not change the order. Since you were the party who moved, the judge may not feel your ex should have to share the burden unless you can show how your move was significantly in the children's best interests. Until the order of the court changes, you are stuck meeting your ex at the previously specified location. I would strongly caution you from taking any action which could later be determined to have been interfering with your ex's custody.
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