The reasons why parents choose to relocate are many and varied. However, when a parent wants to relocate children outside of Arizona, or over 100 miles within Arizona, there are laws that govern such planned moves, which include the type of notice that must be provided, as well as the various factors the Court must look at to decide what is in a child’s best interests. The non-moving parent is clearly directly impacted by a relocation of children. Child relocation is a complex area of family law, with significant consequences for any missteps. These relocation situations are best reviewed by an experienced family law attorney well before a planned move with children.