Parents who share custody of a child may run into contested issues throughout the course of their co-parenting. One such issue that often arises is when the custodial parent wishes to move to a location that would make it very difficult to maintain the current custody arrangement. Of course, the noncustodial parent may fear that if the child does move away, their relationship may suffer. In cases where relocation with a child is contested, the court will have to make a decision on behalf of the family. They will always rule in the best interest of the child and in order to determine what the best interest actually is, they will consider the following factors:
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