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 MONTEFUSCO | PAMMER 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 MONTEFUSCO | PAMMER at (631) 801-0007. We look forward to discussing your story with you.
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