There are lots of reasons why a parent might want to move to another city, state or country when a relationship breaks down. This might be to secure family support, pursue a new relationship or to take up a job opportunity. The reasons are endless.
While you are free to move, you are generally required to obtain the permission of the court or other parent. If you seek to relocate with a child. If you move with a child without permission or court order, the other parent may be successful in getting a recovery order from the Court which provides for the child’s return to where they had been living.
Ultimately, it will come down the specific facts and circumstances of your case. You should obtain qualifies legal advice at the earliest possible stage of any relocation related issue. Contact our trusted family lawyers in Sydney today for a free consultation.