Factors in Relocating with a Child
If you are or have been involved in a child custody case and you wish to move with your child, you must make sure to follow the procedures of section 61.13001, Florida Statutes (the “Relocation Statute”).
Often times, parents are able to come to an agreement on relocation. The Relocation Statute has specific requirements for the agreement, and the agreement must be filed with the court and ratified by a judge.
But what if you and the other parent cannot come to an agreement? What specific factors does a judge look at to determine if relocation is in a child’s best interests?