CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE
RIGHTS OF PARENTS TO RELOCATE OR "MOVE-AWAY"
Family Code Section 7501
(a) A parent entitled to the custody of a child has a right to change the
residence of the child, subject to the power of the court to restrain
a removal that would prejudice the rights or welfare of the child.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to affirm the decision in In re
Marriage of Burgess (1996) 13 Cal.4th 25, and to declare that ruling to
be the public policy and law of this state.