Good advice. I will start the process in the morning. Yes, her parents can afford to buy a house without a mortgage. Her excuse to me as to why she "can't" live any closer to me is because she says "my parents are controlling it and they are the ones buying the house". This is the reason I wanted to know if I can have her parents barred from attending any events in the future to use as leverage to convince them to get her a house closer to me. If I do have the kids 50% of the time I don't want to be made to drive them one hour each way to school. She is the one that wants the divorce, not me, so I'm not sure why she should be able to decide to move an hour away and take the kids. I realize a lot of stuff in a divorce proceeding doesn't necessarily make sense, but this is ridiculous.