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Parental Relocation

Parental Relocation in Rhode Island

Relocating Out of State after a Divorce

At McIntyre Tate LLP, we represent parents who are looking to move out of Rhode Island after divorce, as well as parents contesting an impending move by the other parent. Our Rhode Island family law attorneys have more than 150 years of combined legal experience handling a wide range of relocations and other custody issues throughout Rhode Island and we always take a team approach to handle complex cases.

We understand how hard a move can be on you and your family. Our firm has the knowledge, resources, and skill to support you through this difficult time and find a resolution that is in the best interests of your child.

Moving Out of State With Your Child?

In order to move out of state, you will need a court order modifying your custody arrangement. Our firm is here to guide you through the modification process, including notifying the other parent of your intent to move. We can also work with attorneys in other states to ensure a smooth transition for you and your family while relocating.

  • We can provide you with the advice and representation you need if you are moving for any of the following purposes:
  • Moving for a new job
  • Moving to be closer to family
  • Moving in with your new spouse

Rhode Island Lawyers Fighting Relocation

An out-of-state move can make it difficult to see your child and take an active role in his or her life. If you believe that the move is not in your child's best interest, we can assist you to contest the out-of-state move and work to keep your child in Rhode Island so you can get the time you need together.

To discuss your situation with an experienced family law and custody lawyer, contact our firm online. We can explain your options and work with you to you resolve a dispute regarding relocating out of state after a divorce.

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  • Every case prepared thoroughly for trial if court intervention or litigation becomes necessary
  • We are highly selective about the cases we take on & limit our caseload to ensure individualized service
  • We utilize networks of paralegals, support staff, & experts needed to leverage high-end cases
  • We work as a cohesive team to create concise legal solutions & compassionate client services
  • Five of our attorneys each have 25+ years’ family law experience – a depth of practice few others can match.