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Family law: California parents may need relocation info

Divorced parents may face certain issues that other individuals may not. Concerns relating to moving to different areas may seem particularly difficult to confront as custody agreements may need to be considered. If California parents are facing such concerns, they may wish to better understand how family law could assist them during the decision-making process. 

One individual in another state is currently facing such concerns. She claimed that she was planning to remarry and move to a different state in order to be with her fiance and more of her family. However, she has primary custody of her children, and her ex-husband does not want to agree to the move. Additionally, he claimed that the woman's fiance was dangerous for the children. 

Because relocation can be a complicated issue, there are laws pertaining to such actions. Individuals hoping to move themselves and their children to a new place will likely need to file a relocation request with the family court. If difficulties with the other parent arise, individuals may be able to make compromises in order for an agreement to be reached, such as lowering child support to allow for travel expenses.

There are many circumstances under which custody issues could arise, and parents may wish to proceed in a manner fitting their particular scenarios. As a result, individuals may wish to find out how their specific predicaments could be addressed under family law. California parents may wish to confer with experienced attorneys who may be able to offer sound advice and reliable information on the potential options for proceeding.

Source:, "Divorce 411: Mom wants to move, take kids to Ohio", Gerald Nissenbaum, Oct. 16, 2016

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