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Upholding Your Parental Rights In Texas

Circumstances can change after custody has been determined, which may require a change in custody or the need for a parent to relocate with his or her child. Custody modifications as drastic as relocation are looked at seriously by the courts.

At Jeff Gilbert Law Office, our Brazoria County relocation lawyers have significant experience representing parents in situations involving relocation and custody modifications – contact us today to see how we can help you.

If you have been affected by relocation, don’t hesitate to contact Jeff Gilbert Law Office to start discussing your situation.

Moving And Modifications In Texas

Circumstances such as a career change or other life changes can present a need for a parent to relocate. If custody is established, a parent must formally apply for relocation before taking his or her child with him or her. The courts will look at a number of different factors.

The most important factor is whether or not the move is in the best interests of the child. Other factors the courts will look at include:

  • Age of child
  • Relationships that the child has already made and how the move will affect
    him or her
  • Reason for the move
  • Proximity to other family members and friends
  • Educational opportunities
  • Opportunity for extracurricular advancements because of the move

Providing Creative Legal Solutions

The Brazoria County relocation attorneys at Jeff Gilbert Law Office will help you through the legal process by strongly advocating for you and your child’s best interests when it comes to parental relocation arrangements.

Attorney Jeff Gilbert has represented parents who work in chemical plants, police departments, hospitals and other institutions in custody-related matters. He has handled complicated custody issues and resolved complex disputes by developing creative custody and child support plans that have been in their clients’ best interests.

Relocating or affected by another parent relocating? Contact Jeff Gilbert Law Office today at 979-431-1268 to learn your options.