Category: Custody

Is My Ex Allowed to Move Away With My Child?

By Barkat Law Firm

When one parent has primary physical custody of a child the other parent may feel powerless if the physical custodian decides they want to relocate to another area with the child. In Washington, DC the courts must consider the “best interest factors” in determining whether a party is allowed to move with the child. You  … Read more

How Can I Get More Custody Time with my Child?

By Barkat Law Firm

If the court has already issued a custody order in Washington, DC and you want to increase your parenting time you will need to show that there has been a substantial and material change in circumstances affecting the best interest of your child. Some common examples of substantial and material changes that may be used  … Read more