Can mother take child out of state - custody was never established?

Answer no because it can be taken as child napping

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How can an unmarried mother obtain authorization to take her young son overseas if she and the child's father have never been married or established custody and the father will not sign the forms?

Answer If the father is named on the birth certificate then the mother will have to file a writ of habeas corpus to request sole custody of the child.The father will be notified of the action and ... Read More »

Can an unmarried mother with full custody take her child out of state without the father's permission?

Child custody laws are different in every state, so it depends on that as well. You could just type in "child custody laws in _state_" and you should have no problem finding it. You would have to ... Read More »

Does the mother of a child in joint custody have the right to take her out of state without asking the father?

Answer Absolutely NOT! If you find that you need to move out of state, you need to file a motion to amend your settlement agreement with regards to custody issues. Most likely you will have to pay ... Read More »

If there is not a court order for sole custody of a child and the mother is behind in child support can the father take the child out of the US without permission from the mother or the court?

Answer Obtaining a passport for a minor in the US requires both parents. You'd would have to get a court order giving you custody. More Conributor Opinions Being granted sole legal custody does n... Read More »