It is fairly common for a primary-custody parent to consider moving away
with his or her child, for reasons such as pursuing a job opportunity
or to live closer to family or friends. In order to move away from the
other parent, he or she would need to take legal action.
If a parent wishes to relocate with the child outside of the school district
where the child currently resides, he or she is legally obligated to send
notice of these intentions to the other parent. The other parent then
has the right to contest the relocation.
Are you seeking to relocate with your child?
If you are seeking to relocate with your child, our lawyers can provide
seasoned legal counsel for you and help ensure that you follow the law's
requirements in this matter.
Do you wish to prevent the relocation of your children?
We can also assist you in preventing the relocation of your children, or
obtaining an alternative residential schedule with your children, if you
have received notice of an intended relocation.
Our Washington family law attorneys have extensive experience in child
relocation cases and have an impressive track record of success. As these
matters often result in disputes between parents, relocation cases can
develop into something more complex, such as a
child custody modification case or an equivalent order.
Choosing a Washington Family Lawyer for Your Parental Relocation
Whether you are the primary custodial parent and wish to relocate with
your child, or if you have received a relocation notice and wish to contest
it, do not hesitate to
contact our firm today. We can inform you of your legal rights and options.