Relocation Out Of State After A Divorce

Newton Child Custody Lawyers

People are sometimes required to relocate out of state for work, family or personal reasons after their divorce is final. We represent clients who are concerned about the impact that relocation will have on their child custody and visitation plan. In relocation cases, the best interest of the child is always the determining factor. At the law offices of Morris, Downing & Sherred, our lawyers are committed to providing focused, individualized legal counsel aimed at protecting your rights as a parent.

What Are the Specifics Of Your Parental Relocation Case?

Generally, consent or a court order is required to relocate with an unemancipated child. New Jersey child relocation court cases establish when relocation is permissible. These cases involve several factors that the court will assess before making any determinations. Depending on the specific circumstances of your family, the New Jersey court may ask a number of questions, including:

  • What type of child custody arrangement currently exists?
  • Have circumstances changed since the original child custody court order or agreement?
  • Is the relocation going to be beneficial or detrimental to the child?
  • Will the relocation of the child outside the state of New Jersey be detrimental to his or her relationship with the noncustodial parent?
  • Has a child visitation plan been proposed if relocation is allowed?

Contact Us Today

If you are ready to speak with an experienced attorney who can help you resolve your relocation issues, we encourage you to contact us today. We can also be reached by phone at 973-383-2700. From our Newton offices, we are ready to answer any questions you may have and help you explore your options.