You may have reasons for not wanting to involve a lawyer in your custody case. Understanding that you and your former partner will be co-parenting for many years to come, it makes sense to keep your relationship as non-confrontational as possible. Once attorneys enter the picture, the dynamic of the dispute may change.
When parents decide to separate and ultimately to divorce in New Jersey the logistics of child care become paramount. The logistics can involve child support and custody, visitation and even transportation. Who will transport children to and from visitation sounds like it could be a straightforward conversation. Even if the parents agree to an arrangement that is spelled out in the final decree, relocation of one parent can have unforeseen ramifications on prior agreements.
Divorce in New Jersey can be a difficult, complex and time-consuming process. This can be amplified when there are children involved. The issue of relocation came up in a divorce proceeding in another state. The mother, who had been granted the majority of parenting time, wanted to relocate the children to another state.