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Family Law Attorney Christina O’Brien Discusses Florida Child Relocation Law

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that stockholder Christina “Christy” O’Brien served as a panelist during the recent Association of Family Law Professionals’ annual conference. The session focused on the circumstances and procedures available under Florida law when one parent wishes to relocate a child more 50 miles from his/her current residence.

O’Brien is a member of The Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee. She concentrates her family law practice in matters of divorce and dissolution of marriage, custody, paternity, child support, domestic violence injunctions, post-judgment modifications and dependency issues. She also writes on divorce and family law issues including “Co-Parenting Recommendations during COVID-19” and “How to Get Divorced in Florida.”

O’Brien serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Myers American Youth Baseball. She previously served on the board of directors for the Association of Family Law Professionals, Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida, Family Resource Center of Southwest Florida, and Lee County Legal Aid Society. O’Brien is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Lee County Bar Association, and the Association of Family Law Professionals.

O’Brien received her undergraduate degree (cum laude) from the University of Tampa and her law degree from Florida State University College of Law. She may be reached at 239.344.1279 or via email at

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