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DearCustomer- I would file for visitation and custody with your local court immediately. It may be possible to keep her from taking the baby out of state if you obtain visitation and/or custody rights in SC. Once she moves, if there is no order, you will not be able to make her return. You will still be able to file for visitation and other parental rights but it will be in Utah.
As far as child support that will be determined wherever you file. If you file your motion in SC then the child support will be calculated there however if she moves it will be Utah law that governs. I would definitely have the support set by the court since private agreements are unenforceable.
In any event, she will not be the one to control the visitation, custody or support as all of that is up to the court regardless of the jurisdiction.
David Kennett - JD - Attorney at Law
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