Let us deal with this one issue at a time.Moving
Just because he does not want her to move, does not mean that she cannot. He, once he learns that she wants to move, can
file a Motion for Temporary Restraining Order
and ask for a geographical restriction. That doesn’t mean that he would be successful - and I assume he will not be. He would need to prove that the move is “not in the best interest of the child
,” and/or is being done to simply make visitation
harder. Normally, if the party moving has reasons such as family/work/etc. and a plan for the future, the Judge usually lets them go. So I would not even fear this.Child Support
She has to file something called a Motion for Enforcement by Contempt
, and set it for a hearing. There is no excuse why he should not be paying the support. He'd have to explain himself to the Judge and failing an adequate explanation, would be admonished, fined, and jailed (if repeatedly refuses to pay). The Court at her request can also set up a date for later to touch base to see if he is indeed paying.Neglect
Along with that contempt, she can also file a Motion for Modification
to modify the decree that states that he should have the children only supervised, or only overnights, arguing that he is incapable of providing adequate parenting. The Judge may agree, or may make him take a parenting class, or both.
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