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Im divorced with sole physical custody. If I marry my partner

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I'm divorced with sole physical custody. If I marry my partner who lives in another state right now, would a court allow me to relocate?
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Family Lawyer: Brandon M., Family Law Attorney replied 5 years ago
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Thank you for your question. I understand that you have sole physical custody; does the other parent have visitation rights? If so, to what extent?

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago


Hello;



My ex currently has visitation every other weekend and for 2 hours one day during the week. I believe that is around 12%

Family Lawyer: Brandon M., Family Law Attorney replied 5 years ago
"Out of state" can be on the other side of town, or it can be thousands of miles away. Approximately how far is the desired relocation?
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago


about 1000 miles +/-

Family Lawyer: Brandon M., Family Law Attorney replied 5 years ago
It really comes down to the best interest of the child. Sole custody does not give a parent the right to move away if it interferes with the other parent's visitation rights, so a new order has to be awarded based on the change in circumstances before the child may be relocated. Certainly, the fact that the child is in your care 88% of the time and that you have a need to move is very legally significant, but every situation is different because every child is different. So it is not a question of how much custody you have or your reasons for moving; the question is how your child will be affected by relocating and being 1000+ miles away from his father, and any consequences of not moving. So what are your thoughts? Would this benefit your child?
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

child was previously abused by ex and ex was ordered to seek help . New spouse treats children well and provides a solid family environment.The new location provides a lower cost of living as well given my childs special dietary needs.

Family Lawyer: Brandon M., Family Law Attorney replied 5 years ago
Those are all good reasons! What is the counter-argument? Why might it make sense for the relocation to be denied?
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