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Changing School Districts After Divorce

It goes without saying that parents want the best possible education for their children. So what happens if, after your divorce, you or your spouse wishes to have your child enroll in a different school district?

At Gormley Law Offices, PLC, we can answer that question and help you work through your family law issue. We represent both mothers and fathers in these matters, and work to come up with an amicable solution for our clients.

Changing School Districts In Michigan

The issues surrounding school choice depend on the question of custody. If you have joint legal custody, major educational decisions must be made jointly. However, parents often don’t see eye to eye on these matters.

In these situations, you will most likely need permission from the court to change schools. The court will consider why you’re seeking the move and the unique aspects of your situation.

An experienced lawyer can help mold your case appropriately and present the necessary facts and information to the judge.

At our firm, we can help draft these arguments and pursue your wishes to change school districts. However, we also know that these problems are better when they are prevented. If you’re suspecting that this might be an issue further down the line, we can help you plan proactively so your divorce paperwork includes provisions regarding changing school districts.

Protecting Your Parental Rights

With offices in Howell and Fowlerville, Gormley Law Offices, PLC, serves clients throughout the area, including Brighton. Would you like to speak with an attorney about protecting your parental rights regarding relocation with the children? To schedule your free consultation, call 517-219-9301. You may also contact us online. We have offices in both Howell and Fowlerville.