- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
If you are divorced with children, it can be difficult when you or your ex-spouse wants to move out-of-state with your children. If you are facing this situation, it is important confer with an interstate child custody lawyer in Rhode Island.
Both state and federal laws apply to child custody relocation cases. The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) is the most comprehensive law, which is also used in conjunction with the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA).
The UCCJEA has jurisdictional requirements that must be met before a Rhode Island court can make a decision regarding custody. The criteria are:
If you are facing a parental relocation issue and you have questions about how to handle child custody, a skilled attorney in Rhode Island can help.
Move-away situations can be emotional and tough on everyone in the family. At Kirshenbaum Law Associates, we find effective solutions for modifying or enforcing a custody arrangement due to parental relocation.
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