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can a mother take her child to another state without the consent

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can a mother take her child to another state without the consent of the father and move to that state permanently when they both have joint custody.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
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Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.
Here there must be a court order preventing her from leaving the state. If she moves without permission from the court she will be in contempt of court and subject to jail time. Here the mother needs to file a petition with the court if she wants to move with the children.
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