Hi, can you see this?
Great, thank you for your question.
There is no law preventing children of that age from sharing a bedroom, nor is there a legal presumption that it is against their best interests, so your ex husband cannot prevent the move based solely on the fact that you would have that sort of living arrangement.
As you mentioned, it is only temporary--but even if it wasn't, the financial inability to provide more space is not a factor considered for purposes of custody. California doesn't discriminate against people for being poor.
To answer your question about CPS, as long as the kids are not in danger of abuse or neglect, CPS has no basis for getting involved in any case.
Whenever I am representing a parent and the other parent wants to claim that the kids need to have their own bedrooms, my response is that if that's true, the obvious solution is that the complaining parent needs to pay more child support. That usually shuts them up.
Obviously, make sure that the kids have privacy when changing their clothes. Also, if there is any warning sign that there may be inappropriate contact between the kids, it needs to be remedied immediatley.
My pleasure. I wish you the best.
Perfect. Enjoy your new place.
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