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can a mother bring her child from new york to another state

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can a mother bring her child from new york to another state without the fathers permission even if his name is XXXXX XXXXX birth certificate?

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The mother can do whatever she wants with the child until a Court rules otherwise in this situation. She has legal custody of the child and may take the child where she pleases.

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sorry just figured this out.if she stays in massachusetts does she have to file for custody?


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She doesn't have to file for anything - she is the biological mother. The father will have to establish his rights through the court, not her.

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