Tennessee has a specific law regarding Parental Relocation focusing on the best interests of the child. When either parent wishes to move fifty (50) miles from the other parent, the moving or relocating parent must follow the steps of the Tennessee Relocation Law. The relocating parent shall send a notice to the other parent at the other parent’s last known address by registered or certified mail. Unless excused by the court for exigent circumstances. The notice shall be mailed no later than sixty (60) days prior to the move. The notice shall contain the following:
- A statement of intent to move;
- The location of the proposed new residence;
- The reasons for the proposed relocation; and
- A statement that the other parent may file a petition in opposition to the move within thirty (30) days of receipt of the notice.
If a disagreement arises regarding any modifications to the Permanent Parenting Plan, you need an experienced attorney to assist you in obtaining Court approval to modify your Permanent Parenting Plan.
You need an advocate who is well versed in the area of parental relocation and the best attorney for you who would strive to guide you through your relocation issue. You need to find an attorney who has experience dealing with this specific area of Family Law.
To help you understand the Relocation law and how it applies to the facts of your case, you will need to have the best attorney for you.