Can an out of state parent gain custody of children?

Answer Answer It is always preferable to get legal advise when dealing with any court issues. Most attorneys offer free consultation or charge a minimal fee. If the situation is a amicable one, it's possi... Read More »

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If custodial parent moves out of state and leaves child with noncustodial parent does the noncustodial parent automatically gain custody?

No, but the non-custodial parent has a pretty good case for getting custody in court.

Does non-payment of child support help the custodial parent retain custody if the non-paying parent tries to gain primary custody in court?

Answer This often happens when one ex is angry with the other and it's not about the children at all, but a control issue. Your ex wants to hurt you and the best way to do that is through the chil... Read More »

In the state of Virginia Can a parent move children out of state when joint custody is involved?

Not without written permission of the other custodial parent or by Order of the Court.

Can a parent who has primary physical custody move out of state without informing the other parent who has legal custody?