Legal Question in Family Law in Arizona

If a parent is accused of drug use with a child, does the other parent have the right to relocate the child to another state and withhold any location & contact information to accused parent? Parents are divorced with legal custodial papers with joint custody.

Asked on 8/17/13, 8:42 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Carlie Owsley Walker The Owsley Law Firm, PLLC

No, the parent must follow the statute regarding relocation. However, many factors would be assessed in the court's determination, including but not limited to the other parent's drug abuse or conviction. If you have further questions, we offer free 30 minute consultations 623-748-8973. We would then be able to discuss the details of what exactly your next steps should be. Good luck!

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Answered on 8/17/13, 12:55 pm


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