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Los Angeles Child/Parental Relocation Attorney

While divorce severs the legal relationship between husband and wife, it should minimize the disruption of the relationship between parent and child. Therefore, when changes occur that affect the ability of one parent to maintain his or her relationship with the child, such as relocating with the child to another city or state, it is important to bring the matter out in the open and discuss solutions responsibly.

Sherman Oaks, California, Child Move-Away Lawyer

Los Angeles child and parental relocation lawyer Barbara Irshay Zipperman helps family law clients throughout the San Fernando Valley in negotiating and mediating postdivorce modifications of divorce agreements, including modifications of child custody and visitation (parenting plans). She keeps the interests of the children first and foremost as she advocates for the goals of clients in child move-away disputes.

While there can be many reasons necessitating relocating after divorce, it can be detrimental to the other parent's time with the child. It is important that the decision to move be made with the best interests of the child at heart.

  • Will the child benefit from having the support of close family?
  • Will a parent's new job provide the child with better opportunities?
  • Will the child have better education and social opportunities?
  • Will the child have a more stable home environment?
  • Is there a realistic solution to maintain the child and non-relocating parent's relationship?

Mediation and Negotiation Used to Resolve Relocation Disputes

At the Law and Mediation Offices of Barbara Irshay Zipperman, we recognize the many advantages of mediating family law disputes, such as divorce. We have found that many people who were successful in mediating divorce agreements can also be successful in mediating difficult post-divorce issues, such as child and parent relocation disputes and related child custody modifications.

Barbara Irshay Zipperman is an experienced mediator with over 120 hours of training combined with her service as a volunteer family law mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court. She is experienced in serving as a neutral mediator in child and parent relocation cases, and is skilled in serving as attorney to either side in custody mediation cases.

Contact an Experienced Modifications Attorney and Mediator

To get more information or to schedule an appointment regarding relocation or a move-away, please contact our Sherman Oaks, California, child move-away attorney.

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