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My husband is leaving Florida and moving to New Hampshire.

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My husband is leaving Florida and moving to New Hampshire. We have agreed to make this a separation. I have a two year old daughter. I would like to move us back to Minnesota where I am from, but do not want to make a wrong move in case we end up divorced. I will have a job and housing in place before the move.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Tina replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for contacting our JA team for guidance.

If your husband has no interest in taking primary custody of your daughter and nothing has been filed with the court regarding the separation or divorce, then you are free to move out of state with your daughter. After 6 months of residency in MN, you can file a petition for legal separation or divorce from there.

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
He has interest in obtaining primary custody, but my husband travels 75% of the time. I have been the primary custodial parent since she was born. His job would make it impossible for him to be the primary parent, but I know he still wants to try and make that happen. I just want to make sure that I do not hurt my case should I move.
Expert:  Tina replied 6 years ago.
No. You would not be hurting your case by moving since he is also moving out of state and your are returning to be with your family. These are legitimate reasons for the move and should not jeopardize you receiving primary custody.

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