Relocation cases are some of the most heavily contested and complicated child custody disputes that come into our California family law firm. In this blog series, Certified Family Law Specialist MATT PURCELL breaks down the most common client questions and how they line up with what the court needs to consider in a move-away case.
What factors does the court consider?
In every case where the children’s best interests are to be calculated, I have found it to be incredibly important for my clients to be seen as the most reasonable, respectful person in the relationship. It can be difficult, but particularly in cases where the result could be the loss of significant contact between the children and my client, keeping a proper perspective, supporting the relationship with the other parent, and exhibiting the ability to be reasonable and flexible can make all the difference.