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Sensitive Legal Guidance Through A Child Custody Relocation Dispute

Hottell Family Law Group, P.C., understands the legal and emotional implications when one parent decides to relocate to another city, state or country with minor children. Such a move can put a great distance between the other parent and their kids. Relocating with the children without the other parent’s agreement is not as easy as one might think, even if you have a good reason to move. The parent being left behind often objects to the children being moved further away, as it may impair the relationship the children have with that parent. There may be a court order or written agreement in place between the parents that addresses relocation and sets forth the rights of both parents, or the issue may arise without notice and without any order or agreement. The court is sensitive to the effect that relocation has on the children and the parents, and it has the authority to prohibit or allow the children to relocate with the moving parent.

Fighting To Protect Your Rights In Child Relocation Matters

We have represented many clients who find themselves faced with relocation. The firm has a track record of aggressively advocating for our client’s position in court to either allow the relocation or deny the relocation. Relocation cases may be significantly impacted by how quickly the matter is brought to the court’s attention. It is therefore essential that you seek legal counsel as soon as a relocation issue arises.

If you are a parent faced with a decision to relocate away from the other parent with the minor children, or if you are the parent being left behind, we can help protect your rights and advocate on your behalf.

Contact Us To Discuss Relocation Law

To schedule a confidential consultation with a Hottell Family Law Group attorney in Fairfax, Virginia, email Hottell Family Law Group or call 571-308-2225.