Can you move out of state while getting a divorce?

Can you move out of state while getting a divorce?

In California, at least one party must be a resident of the state and county where the divorce is filed. If you move out of state before the divorce is filed or while the case is pending, you can still handle the case in a California court if your spouse continues to meet the residency requirements.

Can a parent take a child out of state during a divorce?

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If there is some type of court action involving the children (divorce, custody, visitation, child support, etc.) that is in process, then it may be illegal for you to take the children out of state, even temporarily, without permission from the judge and/or consent of the other parent.

What happens if a child doesn’t want to live with either parent?

Talk with a Legal Representative In addition, your child may be able to tell the court that he/she doesn’t want to live with you, but that doesn’t mean the court will rule in his/her favor. Instead, your child’s wishes will simply be recorded, but no change will be done in a legal setting.

Can a 9 year old decide which parent to live with?

In making a child custody determination, 12 is the minimum age at which the child may express a preference to the court regarding the parent with whom that child prefers to reside. Furthermore, the child must express a reasonable preference.

Should you force a child to visit a parent?

Some parents have asked me whether they have to “force” their child to visit. Having said that, if you have a family court order that provides for a visitation schedule, then the safest answer is “yes” you must make the child go. If you fail to abide by the court order, there can be several legal consequences.

What can I do if my child refuses to see me?

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If there is a protective order preventing contact in your case, you should notify your attorney that your child is refusing visitation. For example, if you’re scheduled to drop off your child at your ex’s, but your child won’t budge, then you should contact your ex or attorney as soon as possible.

Can my 15 year old choose to live with me?

How old does a child have to be to decide where and with which parent they want to live? As the child gets older, his or her wishes carry more weight. By 15 or 16 if the child is of general maturity and has logical reasons for changing the custody, the court will often abide by the child’s wishes.

Can a child choose to live with a sibling?

No. A child’s sibling has no custody rights over the child whatsoever. A child can choose to live where they want at age 18 – that is, when they’re legally an adult – not before…

Can my sister have custody of me?

In order for a sibling to be granted custody rights, they would need to prove to the court that both of the parents involved are unfit or incapable in some way, or the parents are deceased. Third party custody rights are generally only granted in emergency situations.

Are siblings responsible for each other?

Most siblings do not live with each other nor are they usually legally responsible for one another. Most siblings lead independent lives. That is usually not the case for siblings, because they often would have been children at the same time.

Can a sibling sign for a piercing?

A legal guardian is the person who takes care of you, feeds you, educates you. Not a random relative. Unless your parents are dead or in prison your sister can’t authorize your piercing. No because she is not your legal guardian therefore your parents will have to go with you.