Category Archives: Relocation

The Myth of “Uncontested Divorce”

There is an alternative to this litigator roulette. If both spouses are willing to engage in mediation prior to filing for divorce and perhaps even before retaining a lawyer, they are entering into the most likely scenario of a low-cost and relatively uncontested divorce. They may even emerge on the other side of mediation deciding that they actually are not at that irreconcilable place… Continue reading

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Grandparent or Other Custodial Caretakers of Children Moving Out of State

That is a long title, but this is important news to grandparents, relatives or others who have custody of someone else’s minor children or are considering accepting custody. The new Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice 7(2) requires a “parent” moving out of state or more than 100 miles away from the other parent to give sixty days notice. If there is no agreement on the move, then a motion has to be filed asking for it to be allowed and if there is agreement, then an agreed order is to be entered. Continue reading

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