Unformatted text preview: Holding: The court decided that It would not have been in the child’s best interest to be relocated with her father. Rationale: The mother’s move to Kentucky might have been a substantial change in circumstances, but there was no evidence found by the trial court that this change affected the welfare of the child, and that it would have been in the best interest of the child to move with the father. If the trial would have been conducting the hearing as though it were making the initial custody determination, then the ruling may have been appropriate, but the father did not meet the burden that is required to switch custodies. He had to have shown that the welfare of the child would have been greatly affected by the substantial change in circuamstances. Result Reversed and Remanded...
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- Spring '11
- Trial court, Child custody, child support