Child Custody FAQs

Can a Parent With Joint Custody Move Away?

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Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

Joint custody means that both parents remain involved in the decision making in their child’s life. Moving a child out of the area of the other parent may complicate or limit their ability to remain involved in a child’s life. If the other party will not permit you to move with the child then you should start a court Application or bring a motion to allow you to move.

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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