Sherman Law LLP




Mobility & Relocation


KITCHENER FAMILY LAW LAWYERS WITH OVER 40 YEARS OF FIRM EXPERIENCE ASSISTING CLIENTS WITH ISSUES AFFECTING MOBILITY AND RELOCATION OF CHILDREN


What happens when one parent wishes to relocate to a new area with the children? This area of family law is one of the most complex areas in any case, especially when the proposed relocation will inevitably affect the access rights of the non-relocating parent. A parent may relocate with the children so long as the other parent’s access can continue. Disputes frequently occur when the proposed distance of relocation negatively affects the other parent’s ability to exercise access.


Family getting ready to move






What steps should you take to block or dispute the proposed relocation?


Success in relocating away from a municipality where one parent resides to another is often very difficult to attain. The court reviews several factors in determining whether to allow a parent to relocate, including the distance of the proposed move, the reason for the move, and the impact that the move may have on the children’s relationship with the non-moving parent in applying the guiding principle of the best interests of the child.


If you are facing a mobility and relocation issue that requires the expertise of highly skilled Kitchener family law lawyers, we invite you to contact our firm for a consultation. We can assist you seeking a mobility variance or to respond to such a request from the other parent.





Do you want to learn more about mobility and relocation?


For over 40 years, clients have trusted in our ability to explain their rights and obligations in a separation or a divorce. We are confident that you will appreciate our professional and personalized service. We invite you to browse our website and read the positive things others have to say about us. To benefit from our knowledge and experience with respect to mobility and relocation as part of your separation or divorce, or after a divorce has been finalized, please contact 519-884-0034 or send us an email. Many of our clients are referred to us by former and current clients, as well as by lawyers, accountants, and financial advisors. We serve clients in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and surrounding areas.




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Aubrey J.  Sherman


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