Can I move out of state with primary physical custody?
In this situation, the custodial parent will likely have to go to court, and ask a judge for permission to move the child out-of-state. Typically, a parent can't move a child to another county or state without prior approval from the court that issued the original custody order.
Can I move out of state with joint legal custody?
If you or the other parent currently have joint custody, but one of you must move out of state, custody generally goes to whichever parent stays in the state. In most cases, children do best when they live in a place they are familiar with, including their old schools and near friends.
How many miles can a custodial parent move?
If a parent wants to move further than 50 miles away, he or she must come to an agreement with the other parent and prove to the court that: Both parents agree to the relocation. Both parents agree to a schedule adjustment, or have created a new schedule for visitation or shared custody.
Does a non custodial parent need permission to move out of state?
If the custodial parent wants to move out of state, California law cannot prevent the relocation unless the parenting agreement specifies otherwise. A non-custodial parent can move out of state anytime, but without relocation of the children.