When a client or potential client asks, "Will the Family Court allow me to move locations with my child?" we know we're in a for a lengthy discussion of the facts leading up to that question. Read more here:
One of the most common questions I am faced with in both our litigation cases and my private Guardian ad Litem work is, “When is it okay for me to relocate and not endanger my custody arrangements or rights?” Read more about this tricky topic here.
Relocation cases are often considered some of the most difficult private cases in family court. There are almost never "winners" in these cases because regardless of which parent is moving if the move happens, the parent and child relationship will undoubtedly be affected. Regardless of whether you're facing a current relocation issue or you're merely considering a move in the future which will necessitate a custody modification case, these are good rules of thumb to keep in mind.