There are two legal restrictions on how far you can move after a divorce with a minor child. First, MCL 722.31(1) prohibits a parent from moving after divorce with a minor child to another home more than 100 miles (as the crow flies) from your current residence without court permission. However, MCL 722.31(2) provides that this restriction does not apply if a parent is awarded sole legal custody. Second, Michigan Court Rule 3.211(C)(1) prohibits a parent from moving outside of the State of Michigan without approval from the Judge who awarded custody.
If you are going on vacation, you do not have to worry about either of these statutes, unless the country you are visiting is not a member of Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
The legal term for moving after divorce is called changing domicile. If you cannot get the permission from the other party, you can file a motion to change domicile which requires a court hearing.
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