The court in Gordon v. Goertz, supra, also held that the reason for the move is only a factor insofar as it relates to the ability of the parent to provide the parenting. Generally, it has been considered and interpreted in many instances that the reason for the move is a factor in terms of the necessity of the move, the reasonableness of the move, the timing of the move and the plan of the move, as one of many factors that the court takes into consideration. The court also considers the relationship of the children with both parents, with extended family, the ages of the children and the impact of their move on access with the non-resident parent.
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