Can joint custody be in different states?

Answer Answer A custody order can only be granted by one court usually in the state where the child presently resides.Judges are very reluctant to grant joint custody when the parents live in separate st... Read More »

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Would a court consider granting joint custody to your ex even though you live in different states?

Answer Yes. The long distance visitation schedule would be followed. Depending on the age of the child(ren), the court will award based on who is more stable and able to provide for the child. The ... Read More »

How can you get joint custody or physical custody when mother has sole custody of child?

There is a difference between physical and legal custody. The court can award joint legal custody to the parents and determine that one parent will have physical custody. It can also award joint ph... Read More »

What can be done in Missouri if you have joint custody that states you have to give a two-month notice before you move and she gives you two weeks' notice that she's moving out of state with kids?

Answer It doesn't really matter where you live, the law speaks and she has no business doing this. Please seek out a lawyer and fight it. If she has to move because of a career move the odds may ... Read More »

If you have primary physical custody and joint legal custody do you have move rights then the parent that does not have physical custody when it comes to the best interest of the child?

Answer yes and no. joint legal basically means the other parent can get any and all legal info on the child such as medical records, school records and of course anything legal or court related if... Read More »