One of the most difficult parts of any divorce may be the question of custody arrangements. Family courts in Ohio may try to set up custody so that both parents get relatively equal time, but there are practical issues that may make even division impossible. A high-profile case in Texas illustrates the difficulties of maintaining split custody when one of the partners decides to relocate.
In this instance, the mother of the child chose to take the child out of America and to Brazil. She told the father that she was taking their son to a family wedding in 2013, but they never returned. The boy has been enrolled in a school in Brazil and a judge in that country's federal court ruled that he was "well-settled" there.