Will one state allow me to transfer my child custody case to another stae in which my child and I have been living for 3 years?

Asked on September 18, 2012 under Family Law, Pennsylvania

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, under the laws of all states in this country, each state allows the other reciprocity for the transfer of a child custody matter from one state to another. You need to consult with a family law attorney in the state and county where you presently reside to ascertain what actual court filings are needed for you to move the filed action in another state to the state where you and your minor child have residence.


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