September 29, 2020

What Happens When Michigan Parents Want to Relocate?

There are situations when Michigan parents need to move. Whether it be for a new job opportunity, a relationship, or just to experience a new town, moving may be a complicated endeavor for those who have a child custody arrangement. Many things are considered when a Michigan parent wants to relocate. If you’re co-parenting after […]

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May 26, 2020

What if I Have a Custody Order and Need to Move?

Many people in the Detroit area will find that at some point in their lives, they will need to move. For instance, a great job opportunity can mean someone will have to relocate far away from Michigan. Sometimes, even without a job, a person will need to move for family reasons or just to pursue […]

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July 10, 2019

Factors the Court Considers in Parental Relocation

On the one hand, the Michigan court system recognizes that life’s circumstances are subject to change and it sometimes becomes necessary for one divorced parent to relocate to another city or state. On the other hand, the best interests of the child or children inform every decision that the courts make in regard to whatever […]

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April 13, 2019

Finding the Right Motives for Relocating During Your Divorce

As your divorce from your spouse in Michigan progresses, you may find that there are moments when tensions are high and rationality is low. You may be required to take a step back and wait until the storm calms or solicit help from people who can mediate seemingly endless disagreements. At Lisa Stern, Michigan Family […]

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November 15, 2018

Dealing with the issue of jurisdiction

For many divorcees, moving away from Farmington Hills may seem to be an attractive option. Doing so may help to ease any tension that still exists between them and their ex-spouses. Given that research data shared by Psychology Today shows that 16 percent of Americans move every year (with 43 percent of those completely leaving the […]

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October 20, 2017

How can you keep your family together after relocating?

Divorced Michigan parents may not always want or be able to stay in the same location after a divorce. This is where the expertise of Lisa Stern can benefit you. We can help you look through the possible problems that can result from a post-divorce relocation, and the tools you can use to combat them. When […]

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June 12, 2017

What is a move-away case?

When parents in Michigan divorce, it leaves a lot of potential questions about how life with their child will proceed. For example, you may wish to relocate eventually, but the process of relocating with a child you have joint custody over may be more complex than you expect. HuffPost focuses one of their articles on move-away […]

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April 21, 2017

How does parental relocation affect the parenting plan in Michigan?

Whether you share custody of your child or you have sole custody, you may have a parenting plan in place that allows the non-custodial parent to visit your child on certain scheduled days. In many cases, it is important for a child to maintain a healthy relationship with both parents and spending time with the […]

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November 3, 2016

Understanding the legalities of parental relocation

Many divorce settlements and parenting plans include clauses that restrict parents from transporting their shared children to certain distances without the permission of the other parent. This includes situations where one parent wishes to move to an area that places the parents farther away from one another, according to Michigan legislation. At the Law Offices […]

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