Will courts change if my ex moves to another county/city? 5 Answers as of June 20, 2013

If child custody hearings begin in Fulton County (GA) court - will courts change if mom moves to another county/city? Unmarried father to newborn daughter. Mother has sole physical/legal custody and currently and lives in Fulton County. If mediation breaks down and we must go to court. I'm afraid she would relocate to another city/state/town. I obviously do not want to have to chase her from one city to another, and start over each time she moves to a new city. Thank you.

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Ashman Law Office
Ashman Law Office | Glen Edward Ashman
If the case is pending in one court, it stays in that court. P.S. Custody cases are not pro se projects. You need counsel.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/23/2012
Grace Law Offices of John F Geraghty Jr.
Grace Law Offices of John F Geraghty Jr. | John F. Geraghty, Jr.
You will not have to if some court has jurisdiction now
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/23/2012
Speaker Law Firm
Speaker Law Firm | Theodore Speaker
Under normal circumstances, NO.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 6/20/2013
H. Scott Basham, Attorney at Law, P.C. | H. Scott Basham
No. The original court retains jurisdiction, even if one or both of the parties relocates.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/23/2012
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