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If a divorced couple has joint custody and one of the parents moves out of the country should the custody change?

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He/she can't. Only the parents can change custody.

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If they have sole legal custody- yes. If the parents have joint legal custody- each has a right to take part in that decision.If they have sole legal custody- yes. If the parents have joint legal custody- each has a right to take part in that decision.If they have sole legal custody- yes. If the parents have joint legal custody- each has a right to take part in that decision.If they have sole legal custody- yes. If the parents have joint legal custody- each has a right to take part in that decision.

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Yes, you can. Until the age of 18 it is the parents choice to change or not to change.

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You cannot decide. You can have the other parent request a change of custody, but you cannot do it yourself. They will usually listen to your opinion in court, especially if you are an older teenager.

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it depends the amount of custody you have. if you have full custody then yes you can

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you can get an emancipation from your father - im asuming that your parents are divorced and that you want to live with your mother?Another View: Going under the same assumption as the first answerer - If the court has awarded custody of you to your dad, unless you are of the legal age of emancipation in your state, it is very unlikely that you can overturn the courts custody order. The only option might be if both your mom and your dad agreed on the change of custody, or if it could be proven that your welfare would be best served by a change of custody.

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If a child wants to live with the non-custodial parent, the parents will have to go back through the court system to change the custody agreement. Most states will allow the opinion of a 14 year old child as to where they want to live.

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Depends what country you're resident in.

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That factor alone probably wouldn't prompt a court to change custody; they will look at the whole home situations of BOTH parents.

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The parents have to go back to court and change the custody orders.

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That by itself is not a reason courts would change custody.That by itself is not a reason courts would change custody.That by itself is not a reason courts would change custody.That by itself is not a reason courts would change custody.

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Yes, as long as the parent giving consent has legal custody of the child in question. In cases where parents have joint custody over a child both parents would have to agree to the change.

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There are two types of custody: legal and physical. The parent with legal custody has the right to choose which school the child attends. If both parents share legal custody then the decision cannot be made by one parent. Both must agree. That is why joint custody only works well when parents have a congenial relationship.There are two types of custody: legal and physical. The parent with legal custody has the right to choose which school the child attends. If both parents share legal custody then the decision cannot be made by one parent. Both must agree. That is why joint custody only works well when parents have a congenial relationship.There are two types of custody: legal and physical. The parent with legal custody has the right to choose which school the child attends. If both parents share legal custody then the decision cannot be made by one parent. Both must agree. That is why joint custody only works well when parents have a congenial relationship.There are two types of custody: legal and physical. The parent with legal custody has the right to choose which school the child attends. If both parents share legal custody then the decision cannot be made by one parent. Both must agree. That is why joint custody only works well when parents have a congenial relationship.

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No. If this is a case where you want to live with the non-custodial parent, then the non-custodial parent can petition for a change in custody. If this is a case where you want to live somewhere other than with a parent, that won't happen without your parents permission unless your parents are proven to be unfit (it takes A LOT to prove unfitness) and even then you may end up in the custody of the state, instead with whomever it is that you're wanting to live with (for example, the court will not award custody to your boyfriends parents, but they award custody to one of your family members).

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If you were granted custody the court will not change that status unless there has been a significant change in the circumstances or unless you have been deemed to be unfit since you were awarded custody.If you were granted custody the court will not change that status unless there has been a significant change in the circumstances or unless you have been deemed to be unfit since you were awarded custody.If you were granted custody the court will not change that status unless there has been a significant change in the circumstances or unless you have been deemed to be unfit since you were awarded custody.If you were granted custody the court will not change that status unless there has been a significant change in the circumstances or unless you have been deemed to be unfit since you were awarded custody.

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No. Your parents must come to an agreement and change the custody order filed in the family court.

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Im going by personal experience... but my parents divorced when I was very young, but I remember being told that I had to be 13 years old to choose which parent got custody of me. My father won the custody battle for me then, but when I turned 14 I told the both of my parents I wanted a mother and my father agreed to give up custody... my point is that as long as you're old enough to tell your parents what you would like you're old enough to make that request, well your parents do have to agree... if they don't, you'd have to prove to a judge that your choice is for the best. Im sure which ever you choose is for the best... that's not exactly the easiest choice to make!

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No. Only a court can make a change in custody.No. Only a court can make a change in custody.No. Only a court can make a change in custody.No. Only a court can make a change in custody.

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If you have full custody than you're not the non-custodial parents. If the court makes a change in the custody order and the non-custodial parent is awarded custody then they won't need to pay child support and that order will be rescinded.

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It would require a custody order change, which is not in your best interest. Contact with both your parents is more important than your friends. However, you could ask for joint custody of them. see links

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They got married young, and people change. They both agreed it didn't work out between them.


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