If You Relocate with Your Child in Violation of a Court Order Will You Face Civil or Criminal Penalties in Tennessee?


In the State of Tennessee, parents of a minor child who do not live together must abide by the provisions of a Parenting Plan with regard to parenting time spent with the child. If one a parent wishes to relocate with the child and the proposed new residence is outside of the current state and/or more than 100 miles from the current residence the relocation requires court approval. If you relocate with your child in violation of a court order, or without first obtaining the court’s permission, you risk finding yourself in contempt of court. Moreover, you could jeopardize your future rights to your child. Tennessee Code Annotated § 36-6-108 governs parental relocation with a minor child. According to the statute, when a parent wishes to relocate with a child to another state, or to a new residence that is more than 100 miles from the current residence, that parent must follow the procedures outlined in the statute. Those procedures require notice to be given to the other parent at l
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