Depending on the county you will be bringing this action in, it could take several months for you to have hearing. In order to change custody you will need to prove to the court that there has been a substantial change in circumstances and that change has had an impact on the minor children. If your son wants to live with you, I would explore his living situation and see if there has been a significant change which would justify the court making a change in custody.
Helena M. Nevicosi
Attorney with Rosen Law Firm
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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