If both parents have joint legal decision making or parenting time, and both parents reside in Arizona, the parent seeking to relocate a minor child either outside the state or more than 100 miles within the state must provide the other parent with at least 45 days advance written notice of their intent to relocate. Notice is made by either certified mail, return receipt requested, or pursuant to the Arizona Rules of Family Law Procedure. A parent seeking to prevent the relocation of a child must petition the court to prevent.
Relocation within 30 days after notice is received. A parent may petition to temporarily relocate prior to the expiration of 45 days under certain circumstances including health, safety, employment and eviction however, certain limitations will apply based upon the legal decision making and parenting time orders in effect at the time. Relocation is a term based upon the best interest of the minor child after considering a number of statutory factors including, but not limited to, the past, present and future relationship between the parent and the child. The interaction of the child with the child’s parents, siblings.
And any other person who may significantly effect the child’s best interest. The child’s adjustment to home, school and community. If the child is of a suitable age and maturity, the child’s wishes. Which parent is more likely to allow the child frequent, meaningful and continuing contact with the other parent. The prospective advantages of the move for improving the general quality of life for the child and parent. Whether relocation will allow a realistic opportunity for parenting time with each parent. The impact relocation will have on the emotional, physical and developmental needs of the child. The parent seeking to.
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