Moving out of state


#1

Custody situations involving relocation are decided on a case by case basis and the ruling of the court depends on the specific facts of each case. They will look at the best interests of the child, the reason for the move, the impact the move will have on the relationship with the party who is not moving and they will try to balance all those factors. If you are moving because it is your only option for employment, you have a much better chance of success than someone who is moving for pleasure.

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#2

I am in a huge battle with my stbx. Everything has and most likely will be done through courts. I have a job that is very unstable and the market in the area is not good at all for me. If I should be replaced at work, I will have to scurry for a job. This means the closest job could be just about anywhere. Right now I know of only 2 I would qualify for and they are in Fla. I am in NC. Can he prevent me from moving for work? Also, would a judge make me stay in NC when there may be no opportunities of low paying? I believe my stbx will try to stipulate a no move out of city order. I simply cannot agree to that. I will have a very difficult time getting a job. I already drive 50 min to work and lose enough time on the road.