Where do I file for a mediation of visitation?

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Where do I file for a mediation of visitation?

My cuort ordered custody case was filed 9 years ago. I moved out of state 5 years ago and my ex who has primary custody moved to a third state. He and his wife are making it hard for me to stay in touch with my daughter.

Asked on January 16, 2013 under Family Law, Alabama

Answers:

B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You start by re-opening the case where the orders were originally entered.  This can be with a simple motion to enforce and/or modify.  After the case is reopened, you can then file a motion to transfer the case.  Venue will follow the child-- this means that you will probably end up resolving the custody dispute in the state where your ex- lives.


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