Divorces are hard on everyone going through, especially when it involves children. There are many factors to take into consideration – who will be providing financial support? Who will make all of the important decisions in the child’s life (if they are a minor)? And where will they live? In some cases, the matter is even more complicated if there is relocation involved. We here at The Law Offices of Stephanie L. Mahdavi always have the child’s best interest at heart. But we know how important it is for parents and their kids to keep in contact. We excel at family law, and we want to make sure that your child is happy and has the best resources they need to thrive. As a parent, we want you to be able to provide the right atmosphere and tools for your child. Sometimes that may mean having to relocate with your child.
Can Parents Agree on Relocation Terms or Does the Court Need to be Involved?
A move-away order giving a parent permission to move a child out of state may be entered by consent by both parents or by the court once a hearing is held. When parents agree to an out-of-state move, a written agreement known as a stipulation and consent agreement must be signed. This then turns into a court order after a judge approves it.
If for some reason parents can’t agree, they can hire a co-parenting counselor or a mediator who is specifically trained in child custody issues who may be able to help them resolve their matters. If
There are so many different factors that play into relocation, so speaking with one myself, Stephanie L. Mahdavi, or one of my legal professionals is a tried and true way to go. We understand the ins and outs of child custody and relocation. If you are in Thousand Oaks and need reputable family law attorneys with a track record for excellence, give us a call. We have the experience, compassion and conviction to put you in the best position to be successful in your situation. We will fight for you and the best interest of your child.
Contact an Experienced Child Custody and Relocation Attorney in Thousand Oaks
If you need help with child custody and relocation, do not hesitate to call The Offices of Stephanie L. Mahdavi. Our staff of legal professionals have many years of experience dealing with sensitive cases like relocation. We provide free initial consultations so we can familiarize ourselves with your situation. Then we work hard for you to make sure we put you in the best position to be successful. Please give us a call today so we can make sure your child is given every advantage, especially with parents who are no longer together. Don’t shortchange them.