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Making Decisions and Spending Time with Children

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Can a parent move with their child?

A parent can usually move with their child if the move is not likely to have a big impact on their child's relationship with another person who has decision-making responsibility or parenting time.

If the move is likely to have a big impact, the law calls it a relocation. And the parent usually needs the other parent's permission or a court order before they can move. They may also have to give formal notice about their plans to move.