The means to obtain sole legal and physical custody of a child as a result of threatened or actual abduction are beyond this article's scope. Given the age of your child (over the age of 12), changing child custody can be as simple as filing what is called a Motion to Modify Custody, Visitation and Child Support based on your daughters desire to live with you and the fact that your ex and her husband routinely say negative things about you. . If parties cannot resolve custody and placement, its likely the court will have someone interview your children, and what they say about you and your ex will influence the judges decision.
5. certified copy. The father cannot provide a safe, stable home for the child Depending on the situation and the facts in the case, the court may give the mother sole physical custody of the child as well. 415. 2022.