Child Relocation Cases
It is fairly common for a primary-custody parent to consider moving away with his or her child. In order to move away from the other parent, he or she would need to take legal action.
Common reasons for relocation can include:
- Pursuing a job opportunity
- Living closer to family or friends
- Continuing with education
- Economic reasons, such as moving to a more affordable area
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.