Ask an Attorney - Moving in a Joint Legal Custody Situation

Ask an Attorney - Moving in a Joint Legal Custody Situation

When parents have joint legal custody of their child, the parent that has primary physical care, called the custodial parent, can move with the child. In this type of situation, the parent that does not have primary physical care, called the non-custodial parent, is entitled to seek a modification of either the physical custody of the child or at a minimum modify either the parenting or visitation schedule between the non-custodial parent and the child. Watch this video to learn more about how the court makes decisions when a custodial parent moves in a joint legal custody situation.


Moving in a Joint Legal Custody Situation