Parental Relocation

Parental Relocation Lawyer in El Paso Texas

Life is full of changes. At some point after your divorce, you or your former spouse may choose to move out of state. In these cases, the laws can be complex and hard to understand, and it is important to retain an experienced and detailed lawyer.

In some cases, the children subject of the suit are restricted to a certain county. If the custodial parent decides to move out of the county, they will need to get the permission of the noncustodial parent, or hire an attorney to have the court order changed to remove the geographic restriction for the children.

The Texas Family Code states that it is public policy of this state to assure that children will have frequent and continuing contact with parents who have shown the ability to act in the best interest of the child. Therefore, if you are considering the removal of a geographic restriction, or an incorporation of a geographic restriction, you should see an attorney, because this is a complicated process. There are several factors that need to be addressed and brought to the court’s attention in order for you to be successful.

Our Out-of-State Child Relocation Attorney Works Diligently With Families

Parents in the following situations should consult an experienced El Paso parental relocation attorney at the Law Office of Xochitl A. Ambriz:

  • A noncustodial parent who has been informed that the custodial parent is going to move and take the children out of the county
  • A custodial parent who has experienced a change in circumstances and wants to relocate with the children

According to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, other states should respect the child custody agreements put in place by the Texas court.

Learn More About Relocation Rights Before You Make Your Move

The relocation laws in El Paso and throughout Texas can be confusing. At our firm we will explain the terms to you in plain language while helping you reach the best possible outcome for your case.

We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hablamos español. Call 915-533-1610. You may also fill out an online contact form.

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Xochitl A. Ambriz

2418 Montana Ave El Paso, TX 79903

PH:  915-533-1610

FX:  915-533-1618

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