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I have been divorced for over 6 years because my ex was

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I have been divorced for over 6 years because my ex was charged as a sex offender in denton county. I did get back with him a few years back and became his chaperone for him to stay in the home and be around my 16 and 8 yr old. I can no longer stay with him and I wanted to know if legally I could take my kids and move out if state?I know he can't legally leave the county without permission.

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

We have divorce papers I filed 5 years ago..I am custodial parent

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Texas

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I just want to make sure he cannot press kidnapping charges. I heard that's possible

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Is there any custody order in place?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
6 years ago we got divorced and I am custodial parent
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
We live together now and I want to move but I didn't know if legal for me to leave state

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If you have a custody order and you are custodial parent, then legally you can leave the home with the children and he has no legal say over this matter. Leaving the state is another issue, you will need either his consent or a court order allowing you to move more than 100 miles away or moving out of state.

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