Petitions for Relocation in Florida
Tampa family law attorneys helping families whose circumstances change
After a divorce, your life, your children’s lives and the life of your spouse is bound to change in significant ways. Former spouses find new job opportunities, remarry, move closer to their families and generally begin new lives. Despite the fact that changes are common in divorce, relocating with your children is not a simple matter. Florida and federal laws limit your rights to relocate with your children. At Baccarella & Baccarella, P.A., we help parents examine their changed circumstances and strongly pursue custody modifications to protect your rights.
Helping you modify your parenting plan
When one parent moves to another city or state, it often becomes impossible to adhere to the parenting plan that is already in place. Our Tampa custody modification attorneys can help you negotiate with the other parent for a new parenting plan based on your new location, or we can help you petition the court for a relocation and modification. Under Florida law, you must notify the other parent of your intent to move and include certain information about the relocation:
If you object to a relocation of your former spouse with your children, our divorce attorneys must file your objection with the court within 30 days.
Relocations of children
When the court decides whether to grant your children’s relocation and custody modification, it analyzes several factors to determine what is in the best interest of your children:
Assistance you can rely on in changing times
Whether you need to relocate and take your children with you, or you oppose the proposed relocation of your spouse for good reasons, the attorneys at Baccarella & Baccarella have the experience and dependability you need to obtain successful results. To learn more about how we can help with your relocation, modification or other family law matter, please call our divorce attorneys today at 813-254-8998 or contact us online for a free initial consultation.