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Legal Information: Kansas
I am afraid the other parent will take our children out of the state or country. What can I do?
As a party to a child custody case, you can file a petition asking for an abduction prevention order.1 If the judge decides that there is a credible risk that the other parent will abduct the child, s/he should grant you an abduction prevention order.2
1 K.S.A. § 38-13a04
2 K.S.A. § 38-13a08(b)
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