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International Family Law

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25 MAY 2012

Relocation in practice

Clare Renton
29 Bedford Row Chambers

4 April 2012

In international relocation cases the tension is often between:-

  • Dislocation of contact; and
  • The reasonable desire of the primary carer to relocate.

The practical aspects of whether and how the respondent parents could keep the parental relationship alive is often central to whether the proposed relocation is in the interest of the child.

Part 1 - The Law

Principles enunciated in Payne v Payne [2001] EWCA CIV 166; [2001] 1 FLR 1052 held sway for many years.

In that case Thorpe LJ stated:-

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