I have joint custody with my ex who is now a long haul truck driver and is gone all week. My children stay with his girlfriend. I feel they should be with me if he's gone. I want to change our custody agreement. How can I do that? ...

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I have joint custody with my ex who is now a long haul truck driver and is gone all week. My children stay with his girlfriend. I feel they should be with me if he's gone. I want to change our custody agreement. How can I do that?

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RJasondeGroot's picture

File a petition for

File a petition for modification.

You will have to be able to prove that there has been a substantial change in circumstances since the entrance of the final judgment, which was unanticipated. The very best way to do this is with an attorney, one who has practiced family law for decades.