A child custody relocation matter can be an issue with many complications. Relocation is a matter in which one parent wants to move with the children a significant distance away from the other parent. A parent desiring to move out of state or at least 150 miles away must provide at least 60-days’ written notice to the other parent. The parent must submit this notice by certified mail with a copy sent to the court. Failure to satisfy these requirements may result in a court order that temporarily prevents the relocation. Objection from the other parent may also result in a similar court order.

Relocations of a smaller distance but which would affect the current placement schedule are a little different. The moving parent should proactively seek a modification of the placement schedule.  Under either scenario, the court may refer the parents to mediation or appoint a Guardian ad Litem. These options serve to assist in determining whether the move is in the children’s best interests. They can also help determine what an appropriate placement schedule would be under the circumstances.

Given the strict deadlines and requirements involved, it is imperative to contact an attorney immediately regarding a child custody relocation matter. This is true whether you need to relocate or wish to prevent a relocation.

Relocation Abogados

Meet the attorneys who can help you.

Éxitos del Cliente

Some of our past experience in the field.
Worked Against a Motion for Relocation
Won a post-judgment motion to prevent the relocation of a child more than 100 miles away.
Lanzhammer, Elizabeth
Relocation
Long Distance Placement Modification
Won a post-judgment motion to relocate a child across the country based on client’s concerns that child’s educational needs were not currently being met.

Ideas Destacadas

Ver algunas publicaciones relacionadas con Relocation
Article

Relocation, Relocation, Relocation – Moving & Child Placement

Relocation is a common issue when dealing with divorce and paternity cases – especially with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In...
Article

Relocating With Children After Divorce Knows (Almost) No Boundaries

A recent decision by the Court of Appeals confirms that the trial court in a divorce does not have authority...

Contactar con Axley

Do you have Relocation questions? We can help!

  • Disclaimer

    DISCLAIMER: The use of this site, and the sending or receipt of this information does not create an attorney-client relationship between us. Please DO NOT send any information to us regarding a specific legal matter until you have spoken with one of our attorneys and obtained authorization to do so. Any communication with us through this site or by e-mail will not be considered privileged or confidential.
  • Este campo es un campo de validación y debe quedar sin cambios.