Most people who decide to move can do so without a second thought. For some people, child custody orders might mean that making the decision to move comes with the need to make sure the move is legal. In Michigan, there are some instances in which changing a child's residence might require that you go back to court if you have a court order for child custody.
Michigan parents who are going through a child custody battle in court will likely need to have a child custody evaluation completed. This is done by the Friend of the Court. This public agency takes the facts of the child custody battle into account and presents a written recommendation to the judge who is overseeing the case.
Whether you're going through a divorce or a separation, the process of ending your relationship is probably going to be incredibly emotional for you and your spouse. But if you have children together, it's important to know that the process can be just as difficult for them too.