Melbourne, FL asked in Child Support and Divorce for Florida

Q: Divorce my spouse moved out of state with kids without my consent

My wife moved to Maryland with our two kids without my consent and knowledge. I still provide her with financial support for the sake of the kids. She left Florida on July 11, 2022 (38 Days ago as of August 18, 2022). I would like to file for divorce first and deal with custody issue later. We do talk about the kids, and I recently visited the kids (August 10 through 13, 2022). But I don't see any way we can save the marriage. Should I stop the financial support now or wait until the divorce court hearing? What is best course of action?

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Michael Ferrin
Michael Ferrin
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  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: We would need more information to answer this question. For example, how long has she been out of state as this will have an effect on jurisdiction. It may be best to contact an attorney to discuss your case before proceeding.

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