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Single mother wants to take child out of state. From Pa.

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Single mother wants to...

Single mother wants to take child out of state. From Pa.

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps has the mother taken? Has she filed any papers in family court?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state is she in?

Pennsylvania

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Is there any custody or visitation order issued by any court?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I'm here no papers have been filed
Family Lawyer: Loren, Lawyer replied 3 months ago

Thank you for the additional information.

If there is no order for custody or visitation stating otherwise, then the mother is presumed custodial parent and she can relocate anywhere in the US she wants without the consent or permission of the father.

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