i live in IL currently married with 7months old and one on d way this year.all my family is in Maryland I moved here in IL 2 years ago.If i wanted to get a divorce how does it goes in terms of child custody. If I get divorce I want to live IL and move probably in Maryland where I have family to help me and support me.I dont know how IL state runs because somebody told me I am not allowed to move out if state. Im a nurse and I know i can suffieciently support my two kids.I really would want him to pay child support but not so much in favor of having him see the kids.I need answer.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Illinois
Hello and thank you for choosing JustAnswer!The proper place to make a motion for child custody would be wherever the child has lived for the past 6 months. If you move before filing for divorce in IL then it's possible the father could file in IL before you have lived in Maryland for six (6) months and you would then have to return to IL for the divorce and custody determinations.If you file for divorce in IL then you either need to make it clear that you intend to move to Maryland or you will have to come back to the court later, when you decide to move, to petition for the court's permission. It's possible custody could change based upon you moving out of state unless you can show that the move would be in the best interests of the child. The general trend is to allow a custodial parent to move as long as the move is in the best interest of the child. it sounds as though you would be able to convince a Judge that the move is in the best interest of the child since you have extended family in Maryland.I hope this has helped. Please let me know if you need me to further clarify my answer and I will do my best to so clarify.Thank you,Robert
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