Child Custody Relocation Providing Legal Support for You and Your Family

Child Custody Relocation Attorney in Philadelphia

For divorced parents, the matter of relocating is not a simple matter. In order to move to a different city, you must either obtain permission from the other parent, or obtain a court order. If you share custody with your ex-spouse and you or your ex is seeking to move away, it is important to protect your rights. The attorneys at the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz have extensive experience handling child custody relocation issues for clients throughout Philadelphia and surrounding areas.

As co-chair of the Custody Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Elaine Smith devotes significant time to reviewing new child custody laws and helping other attorneys understand them. There are new laws in place that affect relocation requests. At our law firm, we stay up to date of all legislation changes to give our clients the best chance at obtaining a favorable resolution in court.

Let us help you. Contact usonline or by telephone at (215) 515-8464 to arrange a consultation with one of our experienced Philadelphia child relocation attorneys.

Relocation & Child Custody

In most cases, the courts favor both parents playing a meaningful role in the child’s life after divorce. For this reason, there must be a compelling reason for either parent to move away. If the court deems that relocation is in the best interests of the child, then it will likely grant the request. Many custody relocation requests are the result of employment interests. In today’s economy, parents may have to move to pursue quality jobs. Relocation issues can become contentious legal disputes when parents do not agree on what is in the best interests of the child. We strive to resolve child custody relocation disputes in an amicable manner but are always prepared for litigation if necessary.

Contact a Parent Relocation Attorney

If you face a relocation issue and are seeking experienced legal guidance, our child custody lawyers are here for you. Contact us online or by telephone at (215) 515-8464 to arrange a consultation with one of our knowledgeable Philadelphia child relocation attorneys. We also serve residents of Montgomery County and the surrounding areas.

Our Testimonials

We Pride Ourselves on Client Satisfaction
  • “Elaine handled my case since 2007 through 2009. She did excellent job. I just came back to consult her on different issue.”

    - Former Client
  • “I can’t say enough positive things about Adam Horwitz. I’ve been on the receiving end of child support and custody issues for ever 10 years now, so I’ve worked with numerous lawyers.”

    - Former Client
  • “Adam was polite, always responsive, and handled my matter quickly. He explained everything to me ensuring I understood what to expect in the process.”

    - Former Client
  • “I had Adam represent me as my attorney and his expertise in this field showed. He helped me go through a messy custody battle and the results of what was best for the well being of my child.”

    - Lanei Burke
  • “I have nothing but praise for Adam Horwitz, who represented my side in the custody litigation process.”

    - Alex B.
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Our family law firm represents clients in family litigation throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery.  Contact the Law Office of Smith & Horwitz to learn more about how we can help you in your local county.

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