Move Away Caring & Effective Legal Advocacy

Parental Relocation & Move Away Cases in San Diego

Moving Out-of-State with Joint Custody

There are different situations that may cause a parent to consider moving to another city, state or even country. It may be a career opportunity, may be considered for school-related purposes or may be done due to a desire to be closer to family. When parents share custody or visitation rights, however, a move away can become a complicated legal issue. Parental relocation, whether you are the custodial or non-custodial parent, is best addressed with the guidance and legal representation of an experienced lawyer.

Court Approval for Move Away Cases

When a parent wishes to relocate, it is absolutely crucial that he or she take no action without the authority of the family law court. If the court has issued a custody or visitation order, a parent who moves away without undergoing the proper legal proceedings may lose custody and/or visitation rights and may even face kidnapping charges in some cases.

Unfortunately, getting permission for parental relocation can be complicated and difficult. The court has already made a ruling in the best interests of the child, and your relocation request will need to show that the move will be beneficial for the child.

The court will look at such issues as:

  • The reason for the move. A parent wishing to relocate simply to spite the other parent will not be taken seriously.
  • The impact the move will have on the child’s relationship with the parent who is not moving.
  • How the move will affect the current custody and visitation arrangement. If the move is far away but is not too far for regular visits, it may be easier to obtain court approval.

Make sure your case is properly presented and your parental rights protected in regard to your move away case. Contact a parental relocation attorney from Claery & Hammond, LLP today to learn more about your rights and options.

Recent Testimonials

We Value Our Clients Opinions
  • “I am in happy tears!”

    - Former Client
  • “I am happy with the service, results, and am happy to recommend Claery and Green for child support matters.”

    - Former Client
  • “hired this firm specifically Eli and Frederick who took my case very seriously and brought results which finally gave me 50% legal custody of my children.”

    - Arch
  • “I highly recommend his legal services to anyone who wants to work with a trustworthy and caring attorney.”

    - Bani
  • “He is a person with a lot of empathy, education, knowledge, and he put my heart into my case.”

    - Germania

Why You Want Us
On Your Side

Committed to Each & Every Case
  • We Provide Unique, Tailor-Made Solutions for Each Client

  • Powerful Advocacy for Every Single Client

  • We Offer a Free Initial Case Consultation

  • Our Team Has Over 50 Years of Combined Experience

  • Personalized, One-on-One Representation

  • Experienced in All Areas of Family Law & Divorce

Awards & Accolades

Contacta Con Nosotras

(619) 567-6704
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.