Thank you for your follow-up.I am genuinely sorry to hear that you were placed in this position. While a judge does not generally has to explain his decision in why he ruled one way or another, most explain their reasons, especially on a relocation petition. Luckily that helps you somewhat; what you can do is file a petition for an appeal to the presiding judge in the courthouse and claim potential bias and conflict of interest as grounds for your appeal. Point to filing irregularities and lack of explanation as your grounds for seeking the appeal, and seek a review from a different judge in the courthouse itself. The clerk will be able to assist you with the forms, and the local law library will have the templates for review. You might be asked to first file a motion for 'recusal' of the original judge, if he is the one who will be reviewing the 'motion for reconsideration' (that is the motion that you will be filing for review of the decision), or you could expedite it straight up to the higher judge. That just depends on your specific courthouse.Good luck.
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