A move-away case occurs when a custodial parent asks for a court order allowing him or her to move with the children a significant distance away from the other parent. In many cases, the move can impact the other parent’s access to the children.
We recommend that you have an experienced Long Island or New York City move-away request attorney from Barrocas, Mintz, Misuraca, and Record to assist you with making any custody agreement modifications. We understand the intricacies of the New York State Family Code child custody laws and how a move may be viewed by the court.
Whether the move is near or far, if the move will impact the current custody situation, parents will need new custody and visitation orders. Relocation cases are one of the most difficult decisions a judge has to make and many factors are considered before making a ruling.
In relocation proceedings, the court will primarily be concerned with the effect the relocation will have on the child or children in question. Courts will determine whether to grant a move-away request based on a number of factors, including the following:
Whether you are a parent looking to relocate your child, or you oppose the intended relocation of your child, it is essential that you contact a seasoned, knowledgeable New York Family attorney right away to ensure all necessary issues are addressed, and to bring you the best possible outcome for your case.
Barrocas, Mintz, Misuraca, and Record are very successful in Parental Relocation & Move-away cases. We strive toward a result that is in the best interests of the child and works for all parties involved.