(1) Yes. Both parents should always exchange residence addresses and notify the other of when there is a change. This is a common provision in custody orders.
(2) You don’t necessarily have a right to know how many bedrooms but this is pertinent information. A judge deciding custody won’t like if a parent’s residence doesn’t have enough beds and bedrooms for the minor children.
(3) You don’t necessarily have a right to know where the children are sleeping but this is pertinent information.
(4) You don’t necessarily have a right to know this but it is pertinent information in a custody case.
(5) You don’t necessarily have a right to know how long the other parent is going to be in one location but if you have a pending custody case without a permanent custody order, then asking to see the lease is a relevant request.
A judge will not like the fact that the father does not have stable housing and that he cannot maintain stable housing.
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