Relocating with a Child Requirements

By: Alan Eidsness , Jaime Driggs | Minnesota Lawyer | December 23, 2013
Domestic Relations, Relocating with a Child

The law governing out-of-state relocation of children changed in 2006 with the adoption of Minnesota’s removal statute, replacing the endangerment standard with an eight factor best interest standard and placing the burden of proof on the party seeking to relocate.

Read family law attorneys Alan C. Eidsness and Jaime Driggs analysis in “What Type of Hearing is Required When a Parent Wants to Relocate with a Child Outside of Minnesota?”

The article is part of a series previously printed in Minnesota Lawyer covering topics relevant to the area of family law.

  Originally published for Minnesota Lawyer
Alan Eidsness
With more than four decades of experience, I have a depth of knowledge that gives me clarity, wisdom, and skills that few can match. It’s exciting for me to be at this point in my career and I look forward each day to making a difference in the lives of my clients. I help clients in the following areas: full spectrum of family law issues: concerns in this arena are complicated, especially in situations of high net worth. With my comprehensive knowledge of substantive legal areas—business, tax, real estate, trusts...
Jaime Driggs
Family law is more than a legal process; it blends personal, emotional, and financial issues. I help you take one step at a time, focusing on what you can do in the moment, while never losing sight of your long term goals. By working exclusively in family law, I have the legal knowledge and practical experience to give you a clear picture of what you are facing. I represent clients in cases ranging from simple, uncontested divorces to complex proceedings involving: non-marital tracing, business valuation, spousal maintenance, and division of...