X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
child custody dispute Party people studio/Shutterstock.com

Noah Baumbach’s latest film, Marriage Story, chronicles the breakdown of a marriage between a director, Charlie, and his actor wife, Nicole, as they struggle through a divorce trying to co-parent while living on opposite coasts. When the marriage falls apart, Nicole moves from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, where her family lives, with their young son Henry for a job opportunity. Charlie contests Nicole’s relocation to L.A., which separates him from Henry and negatively impacts his parenting time with Henry, arguing over and over “we’re a New York family.” This is a reality many divorced parents face. The emotional and financial consequences of divorce can often result in one or both parents moving to a different state or sometimes, less dramatically, a different town or county within the same state. Where there is a true shared custody arrangement (i.e., both parents have substantial parenting time with their children), a relocation can substantially affect parenting time and can thus become a hotly-contested issue.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

 

Library of New Jersey Family Law FormsBook

Library of New Jersey Family Law Forms is a comprehensive library of 175+ MODEL DOCUMENTS for your family law practice. Finda widevarietyof forms from initial summons t...

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.