Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women


State Laws

To find a state’s child custody jurisdictional statute, long-arm statute, or relocation statute, click on the state name below.
 

Please note that not all relocation statutes are available at this time, and continue to check this website for updates.

Please also check state case law as standards for relocation may be found in case law, particularly in statutes establishing "best interest" standards.
 

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