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I am wanting to relocate my son and myself but i am unable

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i am wanting to relocate my son and myself but i am unable to get in the court house to file papers so i need help to file so i dont have to break the lease i signed
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any papers in family court?
Customer: i have not because the court house is closed because of the coronavirse
JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?
Customer: Pennsylvania
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: that i have told his father but he is going to deny the relocation

Thanks you for providing the initial details for your legal issue. Please let me know what is your specific legal question?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
i want to know how i can file paper work to relocate my son. but the court house is closed so what should i do?

As you have stated the courts are only taking priority matters (generally criminal arraignments, domestic violence protective orders, and other injunctions where irreparable harm may happen if not dealt with now). Unfortunately that leaves all other cases that don’t fall into that category in limbo. As of right now the suspension of normal court business is thorough 4/14 in PA. There isn’t anything you can do about it other then waiting until you can file. If there is a threat of harm to you or the child you can contact the police and file fo a temporary restraining order which can give you temporary custody orders, but not permission to relocate. As you have seen the precautions take in by federal and state government in response to this pandemic has caused inconveniences for everyone. When you are able to filet the attached website has information on how to go about requesting an order allowing you to relocate with the minor child. https://www.womenslaw.org/laws/pa/custody/relocating-your-child-after-custody-order-place

 

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