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Child Relocation Attorneys in Suffolk County

Experienced Family Lawyers Serving Residents in Islip, Brookhaven & Surrounding Areas

Relocation after a divorce or separation may not be as easy as it sounds. When children are involved, the custodial parent may be restricted or prohibited from a relocation that affects the child custody or visitation rights of the noncustodial parent. The court’s decision concerning relocation will be based upon the best interests of the child. Whether you are seeking to relocate or are contesting the relocation of your child, our Suffolk County child relocation lawyers can help ensure that your child’s best interests are effectively represented. The family law attorneys at the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco understand that these types of moves have can have a life-changing impact on children.

For more information or to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced lawyers, call (631) 801-0007 or contact us online.

Factors Used to Determine the Child’s Best Interest

New York Family Courts control whether or not a custodial parent may relocate with their child. The primary consideration for the court is determining what effect the relocation will have upon the child.

The factors that the court considers include:

  • The motivations of the parent who is seeking to relocate
  • The child’s happiness in the current location
  • The quality of the relationship that a child has with both of his or her parents
  • The current child custody order
  • The physical and emotional health of the child
  • The financial consequences of the move
  • The ability to maintain the relationship between the child and the noncustodial parent

Effective Legal Representation for Your Relocation Case

To ensure that a court hears your side of the story about your child's best interests, it is essential to have strong legal representation from an experienced team of New York family lawyers. For many years, our Suffolk County child relocation attorneys have been successfully litigating cases just like yours. When you entrust your family law matter to us, you can have peace of mind that your case is in good hands.

For compassionate and attentive legal services, call The Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco at (631) 801-0007. We look forward to discussing your story with you.

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    “Robert was my attorney representing me through my divorce and I couldn’t have asked for any better. The attorney you choose greatly affects the outcome of your divorce and mine would have been horrible if it wasn’t for him. I strongly and highly recommend him. He guided me through with his expert negotiating, leadership, advice and representation. He was realistic of what the outcome was going to be and he was right. His office staff is wonderful and you always get timely responses. Robert is definitely the one you want representing you through a difficult time that is going to affect the rest of your life”

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    “I was recommended to The Montefusco law firm by a friend who is a lawyer. He told me "You don't need a guppy, you need a Barracuda"! From the first free consultation (many years ago) to the present day, the entire staff was courteous, punctual, professional, and tolerant. I say that because I can be a tough customer to deal with, and I was never treated that way. I was always given the respect, time, and the opportunity to be heard. Hope and Monica were great on the phones, and taking down my concerns, and relaying them to Robert, Meaghan, or Maureen. I had a particularly rough time with my EX, and I was fighting for the rights of my son, and him now living with me. Robert had my back through the whole process. I am 100% satisfied with the outcome, and the entire team should take a bow! Robert always knew just what to say, and how to calm me down in moments of disbelief in the ongoing battles, and I feel I can include him in my 'inner circle' of friends. Meaghan did a great job of re-writing all of my oppositions, and even took my calls when she was at her home. And last but not least is Maureen. Maureen is a paragon. She could answer every question I had, and always gave me the respect I deserved. She and I got to know each other pretty well on the phones, and through emails. Often times I called to talk to Robert, and Maureen picked up, and helped me through my concerns. Thank you Robert, Meaghan, Maureen, Hope, and Monica! You made a really bumpy road seem navigable, and throughout the process, there was always a shining light at the end of the tunnel!”

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    “I hired Robert Montefusco not one time but two times to represent me for custody of my child Each time I was represented with a favorable outcome. Robert and his firm were professional effective and did not take any “BS” from the opposite side. In a biased court system where the fathers are immediately the underdog , Robert was able to get me a better outcome than most fathers get. For that I highly recommend the Montefusco Law firm.”

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