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Changes to the Framework for Application to Relocate with Children After Divorce

Relocating with Children After Divorce in Alberta A request by one parent for permission to relocate with the children of the marriage will generally involve a significant change to the existing parenting regime. The governing question for the court is whether relocation is in the child’s best interests. Before the recent amendments to the Divorce Act that came into force on March 1, 2021, applications seeking permission to relocate were governed by the framework established in Gordon v Goertz, [1996] 2 SCR 27, a leading decision rendered 25 years ago. For the most part, the amendments to the Act [...]

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