What Happens To Custody When One Parent Needs To Relocate?
Should a parent need to relocate, the court will continue to use the “best interests” standard in determining where the child will go. There are federal laws that prohibit a parent from simply taking a child and moving without consent of the court or the other parent.
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Additional Child Custody FAQs
How Does The Court Decide Who Gets The Children?
A: At the outset, it is important to understand that “custody” is usually divided into two separate categories – legal custody and physical … More
Can Grandparents Have Visitation With Their Grandchildren If Their Son Or Daughter Is Divorced From The Other Parent?
A: If a custodial parent does not allow grandparents visitation with their grandchildren the grandparents will need a court order. Before allowing a non-parental … More
Can The State Terminate A Parent's Rights Over Their Children?
A: Yes. Every state has an agency that protects the interests of children. That agency may ask the court to terminate parental rights. Usually, the … More
Can My Parental Rights Be Terminated While I Am In Jail?
A: Yes. A parent's rights over their child may be terminated due to the parent's abandonment of the child. A parent's incarceration may result in … More
Family Law Sub-categories
Child Custody and Visitation
Emancipation of Minors