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There is nothing simple about the possible relocation of your children to another state or country. While their best interests are paramount in these cases, an active parent should not be penalized because an ex-spouse chooses to move away. Nor should a parent be denied a new job or relationship. At the law office of Keith B. Schulefand, Esq., in Buffalo, New York, we protect the rights of clients who are pursuing or fighting a relocation.

Moving children away from one parent is an emotional but sometimes necessary step. We strive to find a middle ground, but will not hesitate to take the case to family court and protect the rights of our client. Contact an attorney at 716-568-4453.

A Parent’s Career Versus A Child’s Emotional Needs

In a challenging economy, jobs are lost. New jobs become more scarce. Many times, an employment search has to take into account the possibility of relocation to continue a career or just keep a paycheck coming in. However, the emotional impact on the children must be considered as well as any career aspirations.

Advocating for Clients On Either Side Of A Relocation Case

At the law office of Keith B. Schulefand, Esq., we know that there are no winners and losers in divorce. That applies to relocation. However, that does not prevent us from aggressively protecting your rights if you are seeking or disputing relocation. Many child custody agreements deal with the relocation issue and impose limits involving distance and school districts.

In the end, the family court must approve the relocation. If there is economic benefit to the custodial parent and accommodations can be made to the parent staying behind, they will sign off on the move. Regardless of what side you are on, we can serve as your most aggressive advocate.

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