Episode 005 - Will the Court Allow a Change of School?

When a separated parent wants a child to change schools, three factors must be considered. Firstly, is the transfer in the best interests of the child? A judge will want to see that you as the parent have put your child first and are basing this decision on the needs and best interests of your the child. Secondly, have discussed the school transfer with the other parent? Even if you have sole custody a judge will want to see that you discussed it with the other parent particularly if there is extra cost.
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