Can I take my son overseas?

Can I take my son overseas?

This process is known as a “PACE” or child alert. A parent can raise a PACE or child alert if they suspect that the passport application will enable the child to be taken overseas without their consent. Once the child alert has been validated, it will remain valid for 12 months.

Can I move my child to another country?

To move abroad with a child, a parent will need the consent of the other parent (because of the concept of ‘parental responsibility’, explained in question # 1 below) or a Court order. Most parents come to us because they have been unable to obtain the other parent’s consent or do not agree to the move.

Can my ex take my child to live in another country?

If a parent wants to move overseas with their child, they can apply for court permission to do so. The parent who opposes the court application can also ask the court to order that the children live with them under a child arrangements order. This type of order is like the old style custody order or residence order.

Can my child be take abroad without father’s consent?

If you are unable to obtain a written consent from the father, then you may need to apply to the court for permission to take the child abroad. It is important to note that taking a child on holiday without a father’s consent is not an issue if a father does not have parental responsibility.

Can I move my child to another country without father’s consent?

No, you cannot take the children abroad without the consent of the other parent or the permission of the Court, even if you have applied to the Court for permission or are intending to. Doing so could severely undermine your chances of succeeding in a formal application to the Court for permission.

Can my ex take my son out of the country?

In California, if your ex-spouse has sole custody, you can only prevent him or her from taking your child out of the country if you can prove the move will harm your child. Whether your custody order is temporary or permanent will also have an effect.

Do I need my ex husband’s permission to take my child abroad?

You must get the permission of everyone with parental responsibility for a child or from a court before taking the child abroad. You automatically have parental responsibility if you’re the child’s mother, but you still need the permission of anyone else with parental responsibility before you take the child abroad.

How do I stop my ex taking my child abroad?

The police can issue something called a ‘port alert’, which will stop the child being taken out of the country. Try to gather any evidence you can that your partner is planning to take them abroad to show your solicitor and the police – for example texts, emails and tickets.

Do I need permission to take my son on holiday?

You must get the permission of everyone with parental responsibility for a child or from a court before taking the child abroad. You can take a child abroad for 28 days without getting permission if a child arrangement order says the child must live with you, unless a court order says you can’t.

Can my ex husband take my child abroad without my permission?

If one parent alone has parental responsibility, and there is no court order, the permission of the other parent is not strictly necessary. A father without parental responsibility can ask the court to grant him parental responsibility and could then object to the child being taken abroad.