Out of State Moves

Relocation Attorney in Novi

Legal Advocacy for Out of State Moves

Considering relocating outside of Michigan with your children? Does the parent with custody want to move out of state?

There are many legal challenges involved in moving out of state, especially when child custody, parenting time, or visitation rights are on the line. Relying on the guidance of a dedicated Novi relocation lawyer is recommended during this time.

The Law Offices of Elaine Stypula can help you navigate an out of state move and provide representation tailored to your children’s best interest. We know that family law matters impact your future and the future of your children.

Whether you are the parenting relocating or want to prevent your children from moving too far way, we can help. Allow our dedicated team to ensure your goals, concerns, and needs are safeguarded through this time.


Don’t hesitate to call us at (248) 565-3800 or contact us online for help with relocation!


Determining Relocation Cases in Michigan

Under Michigan law, parents cannot move more than 100 miles away without the court’s permission or the consent of the other parent. If sole custody has been granted to you or the other parent, there might be fewer legal options. If you have joint custody, the court should be petitioned.

  • Judges in Michigan usually ask the following questions in relocation cases:
  • Can the non-custodial parent have reasonable parenting time after the move?
  • Does the move improve the quality of life for the child and parent?
  • What are the motivations for the move?
  • What are the motives for challenging the relocation?
  • Have there ever been instances of domestic violence?

These are just a few of the questions a judge will review when determining what decision to make in a relocation case. No matter which side you stand on, it is important that you carefully prepare your case and your argument to ensure your rights as a parent remain safeguarded. Allow our firm to guide you through this time!

For Legal Help with Out of State Moves, Call Us!

The Law Offices of Elaine Stypula has helped families successfully navigate complex family law issues. We can work with you to secure a favorable resolution for your out of state relocation case. We know that family law matters directly impact your future and the future of your children.

Our Novi relocation attorney has experience raising children and developing effective parenting time schedules. She knows how to carefully resolve relocation cases and ensure your goals, concerns, and needs are safeguarded from start to finish.


Set up a consultation with our Novi move-away attorney by calling us at (248) 565-3800.


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