Relocation of Child

If you are separated from your partner you may want to relocate to a different part of the UK or even permanently abroad. This may be to start afresh, move closer to family, or to take up a new job, whatever the reason, Ashmans Solicitors can offer expert advice and support to enable you to make the move.

Relocation outside the UK requires permission from anyone who has parental responsibility for the child, otherwise the removal could amount to child abduction.


If you and your ex-partner cannot agree arrangements, the court can decide issues for you including:

If you are concerned that your ex-partner may want to take your child abroad without your permission, or if you wish to take your child abroad, our experienced team at Ashmans Solicitors can help and assist you.

Equally, if you have been served with notice from your ex-partner applying to relocate broad you need to contact us immediately so that we can assist you in opposing such an application.  Ashmans Solicitors Family Law Specialists can offer you advice and assistance in all matters relating to internal or external relocation.


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