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If your divorce decree doesn't require you to get permission to move out of state, you may still have to get permission if it impacts the other parent's visitation rights, etc.
You're much better off to file a petition for permission for authority to move to prevent the father from objecting AFTER you make the move and face the possibility of having the judge order you back.
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If the decree says that in order to relocate, you must either (1) get the father's permission, or if that doesn't happen, (2) file a motion with the court for approval to relocate, you would have to wait until the court rules on your request before moving.
If you move before, he could file a motion to hold you in contempt. The only thing you could do is request a temporary order until the judge hears the matter. If your attorney can get this approved, you could move at least until the hearing.