Totally unfit, allowed a parent to move out of state and away from their father with no real reason other than he believed the schools were better suited for a child with disabilities. They played the military card and so much untruth when it all boiled down to her having a boyfriend in that state. No concrete reason for this decision. This is a reply from a consultation from a psychologist with a PHD: This does not seem complicated to me. These cases are based on the best interest of the child. XXXXXX is a special needs child. There is no research anywhere that says any child, let alone a special needs one, is better off with access and care by just one parent. Unless the other parent is a drug addict or child abuser. I cannot imagine any judge just arbitrarily removing one caring, eager parent from XXXXXX's day to day life. Even if MMMM would be happier and less stressed in SSSSSS, well, this is about the child and not the mother. Parents sacrifice for their children. By far the strongest bias the courts have is for joint custody unless there is a compelling reason not to award that. And there would not be a compelling reason in this case. In the cases I am familiar with, if there is joint custody then the other parent has to agree to let the child move away, otherwise the child stays in the area. The Doctor of psychologist was shocked at his award to allow them to move multiple states away. You can not explain to a child with disabilities that you can't pick them up anymore when they ask you almost daily.
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