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 30 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.
Contact my firm for outstanding legal assistance in divorce and family law matters.