Do I need my Ex’s consent to travel out of the country with our child?

If you have a court order specifically requiring you to obtain consent, you must do so. If no such court order exists, and if no travel restrictions exist, you have a right to travel with your child in a safe, reasonable manner.

About Mac-Arthur Pierre-Louis

Mac-Arthur Pierre-Louis, Attorney at Law & Mediator, is managing attorney at The Pierre-Louis & Associates, PLLC Law Firm. A former Assistant Attorney General for the Texas OAG and former public school teacher, Mac blogs on (@childsupportesq) to educate the public on the law. Visit him at

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