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My son has sole legal and physical custody of his daughter who is 1. He has all decision making rights. The mother gets supervised visitation once a week which half the time doesn't show up for. He is planning on moving about 50 miles away but still plans on keeping the visitation the same nothing will change. Does he need to do anything legally? We are in colorado

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in CO family court?

No steps have been taken yet and no papers have been filed in this matter

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I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

If he is moving in such a way that would hinder the visitation there are things he must do. In the situation you describe it may not be necessary to do these things but he may want to anyway just to prevent a false claim against him.

When there is a significant change in the geographical ties locattion that may affect the existing parenting plan the parent seeking relocation must provide the other with:

  1. Written notice of the intent to relocate,
  2. The location where the party intends to reside,
  3. The reason for the relocation, and
  4. A proposed revised parenting plan.

Here is a link to the law.

http://codes.findlaw.com/co/title-14-domestic-matters/co-rev-st-sect-14-10-129.html

In your son's case it will not hurt him to send his ex that notice.

As to number 4 he will state "No Change to existing visitation."

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