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Child Relocation in Everett

Need Help With Complicated Child Relocation Issues? Our Everett Parenting Plan Attorneys Can Help

Once your divorce is finalized and a parenting plan is established, relocating a child presents a new set of difficult challenges. Certain sections of parenting plan laws in Washington deal with complex relocation issues, and are often difficult to understand, because every parenting plan situation is unique and every case must be dealt with individually.

If you wish to prevent an ex-spouse from relocating to another city with your child, or would like to find out whether you can legally relocate your child, our experienced Everett child relocation attorneys can help.

Successfully resolving your situation may be far easier with professional help from our Everett child relocation lawyers. We have more than three decades of collective experience handling parenting plan issues in family court, even those that are contentious. In Washington State, the law states that a parent may relocate a child if they follow proper statutory notice requirements. Our Everett divorce lawyers understand the process of creating and modifying parenting plans in family court, and can help you jump the necessary legal hurdles to put your plan into motion.

While a parent may relocate to another state without consent from a judge, the court determines whether the child has permission to move with that parent. Before planning a move you need to understand Washington family law and how it applies to your situation, and this is where our Everett parenting plan attorneys can be a valuable source of information.

You are required to follow the stipulations outlined in your parenting plan, so our Everett child relocation attorneys make sure that any actions you take follow the letter of the law regarding this document.

Information about Child Relocation

If you would like to relocate your child as their custodial parent, you must provide anyone else that has visitation rights with notice. 60 days is enough time for interested parties to respond. You should also add information about why you're moving and where you plan on moving.

The people you notify have 30 days to respond or file an objection. If you're moving within your child's school district, the move can't be prevented. You are not allowed to move during the 30 day response time unless you first get a court order. If nobody objects to the move, then the court will most likely approve it.

It's not easy to prevent a custodial parent from moving with their child, because there is nothing in Washington family law that expressly forbids it. To stop a move, you must show that it would be detrimental to the child in some way. This is a complicated process that requires help from a qualified family law attorney in Snohomish County.

Our Child Relocation Lawyers In Everett Will Help You Take Steps To Prevent Your Child From Relocating

A Washington family court judge will ultimately decide whether a child will be permitted to relocate with a parent, but there are many factors to considered before it can happen. Judges try to render decisions that they believe are in the best interests of children, so they must consider the details outlined in the parenting plan and the health of the parent’s relationship with each child. The judge may consider a variety of other factors, but our Everett divorce lawyers will ensure that you are fully prepared for any obstacles that arise.

Preventing a child from relocating is possible, but it may also prove challenging, depending on your circumstances. If both parents share custody of the child equally, the situation may be even more difficult. In these complex cases, you will greatly benefit from the counsel of our experienced Everett divorce lawyers. Your parenting plan was created to protect the well-being of your children, so it must be treated with the utmost respect and seriousness. Our Everett child relocation lawyers understand how the courts view these important documents, and are ready to help you better understand this process.

Our Everett Child Relocation Attorneys Offer A Free Consultation

Our Everett child relocation lawyers offer a free case evaluation to anyone seeking relocating a child, or preventing an ex-spouse from taking a similar action. The prospect of a child relocating to another state can be emotionally challenging, but our Everett divorce lawyers will compassionately address your needs while aggressively defending your legal interests.

Get a head-start on your family law case by contacting one of our Everett parenting plan attorneys today for more information.

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Laurie has worked on my very challenging and contentious divorce and I could not have asked for a better family law attorney. She was able to handle all of the twists and turns of my case with ease. I highly recommend Laurie to anyone looking for an excellent, ethical and hard working counselor. Chandler
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