Evidence supported trial court’s decision preventing ex-wife from relocating out of state with child and modifying custody; ten witnesses, including guardian ad litem (GAL), testified that they believed relocation was not in the best interest of child, child had attended preschool, kindergarten, first grade, and after school care in Hendricks County, child was actively involved in many activities, including sports, child’s best friend currently lived close to child, child’s close relationships with his godparents, older step-brother, and grandparents would deteriorate if child were relocated, and child had progressed in his religious faith in his community.
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