How relocation affects child custody if you have a job offer

Child custody can become more difficult if you receive a job offer in another state. While you may think it’s in the best interest of your child to move, the non-custodial parent may not see it that way. If this is the case, then you will most likely need to have a California court decide whether or not you will be able to move.

You will need to present your case

It is difficult to win a case related to child custody and moving out of state if you aren’t prepared. This is why you need to do a lot of research beforehand so that you can present all of the necessary facts to the judge. In addition to the proof that you have a job offer, you need to let them know where you plan on living. It’s also a good idea to provide them with information about the child’s new school or child care options that you will use.

A judge will consider all of the facts

The judge will consider all of the things that you present to them before deciding whether or not they will approve your move. They will want to see that the move is in the best interest of the child. It’s also imperative that the other parent still has the ability to stay involved in the child’s life after the move.

If you have received a job offer to another state, you need to act quickly so that you can resolve any issues related to child custody. Whether or not the judge will allow you to move will likely depend on how strong of a case you have.

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