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Bronx Divorce Lawyer: Parental Relocation

Knowledgeable Legal Assistance for Move-Away Cases

Because of the dramatic changes relocation can produce in the lives of children, every request must be considered individually by the courts. They will look carefully at all the relevant circumstances and facts to make certain that the child's best interests will be served by the move. If you wish to relocate with your children after a divorce, it is important that you have a knowledgeable divorce lawyer to represent you. At The Law Office of Ava G. Gutfriend, I focus my practice around the needs of my clients.

I will meet with you to discuss your goals and draft a personalized strategy for your case. Take advantage of my free initial case consultation. In my 25 years of experience in divorce and family law, I have helped many clients obtain favorable resolutions. I have an 8.2 Excellent Avvo Rating, and I invest in continuing legal education to stay abreast of changing state laws. I will take the time to get to know you and your situation. You will not be treated as a case number with my firm. I am dedicated to meticulous preparation and planning for the best possible resolution of your case.

Court Intervention or Approval for Parental Relocation in the Bronx

The predominant emphasis in relocation cases is the best interests of the child. Although the parents' rights are important factors that must be considered by the courts, the child's interests are almost always given the greatest weight. The court may allow the relocation and grant visitation to the non-custodial parent that allows for a positive, nurturing relationship with the child. If the child's ties to the non-custodial parent and current community are strong, however, the court may transfer child custody to the non-custodial parent.

In deciding whether to allow relocation, the court will look at a number of factors, including the reasons for seeking or opposing the move, the quality of the child's relationship with each of the parents, the impact the move will have on extended family relationships, and the feasibility of preserving a relationship between the child and the non-custodial parent. As a seasoned divorce attorney, I can assist you with your relocation matter.

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