When a parenting plan has been entered, the primary parent needs to provide notice to the other parent before relocating. If relocating within the same school district, notice is simple. However, if relocating outside the school district, the process is more complicated. The primary parent either has to have the agreement of the other parent to relocate or the primary parent must prevail in court for the move to be permitted.
The court follows the relocation act when determining if a child will be allowed to move with a parent. The court relies on 11 factors to make its decision.