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No. The parent who wants the custody arrangement amended must be the one that files the suit (petition).

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What is required for change in child custody in Georgia divorce and custody was in state of North Carolina?

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Does your father have the right to take custody of you if you want to live with him?

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Can a 17 year old petition the court for a change of her own custody from one parent to the other in North Carolina?

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