Recent Illinois Child Relocation Cases Set a Trend

Illinois Child Relocation and the Trend Against Relocating Out-of-State

Four Illinois Relocation Cases You Need to Know

IN RE PARENTAGE OF P.D.

IN THE MARRIAGE OF STIMSON

IN THE MARRIAGE OF KAVCHAK

IN THE MARRIAGE OF FATKIN

Parent’s Relocation Statute: 750 ILCS 5 Section 609.2

  1. the circumstances and reasons for the intended relocation;
  2. the reasons, if any, why a parent is objecting to the intended relocation;
  3. the history and quality of each parent’s relationship with the child and specifically whether a parent has substantially failed or refused to exercise the parental responsibilities allocated to him or her under the parenting plan or allocation judgment;
  4. the educational opportunities for the child at the existing location and at the proposed new location;
  5. the presence or absence of extended family at the existing location and at the proposed new location;
  6. the anticipated impact of the relocation on the child;
  7. whether the court will be able to fashion a reasonable allocation of parental responsibilities between all parents if the relocation occurs;
  8. the wishes of the child, taking into account the child’s maturity and ability to express reasoned and independent preferences as to relocation;
  9. possible arrangements for the exercise of parental responsibilities appropriate to the parents’ resources and circumstances and the developmental level of the child;
  10. minimization of the impairment to a parent-child relationship caused by a parent’s relocation; and
  11. any other relevant factors bearing on the child’s best interests.

Non-Custodial Parent’s Involvement

If the Custodial Parent can Facilitate a Relationship between the Children and the Non-Custodial Parent

Child Relocation Cases Are Complex

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