Child Relocation in Palm Beach County, Florida

Relocation – Measurement of Distance in Florida

Distance should be measured along the shortest straight line, on a horizontal plane and not along the course of a highway or along the usual traveled way. “We believe that utilizing a method of measurement other than the straight line method would create uncertainty and generate needless debate. See Trumbull Falls, LLC v. Planning & Zoning Comm’n of Town of Trumbull, 902 A.2d 706, 712 (Conn. App. Ct. 2006). In the absence of any statutory or contractual provision governing the manner of measurement of distances, the general rule is that distance should be measured along the shortest straight line, on a horizontal plane and not along the course of a highway or along the usual traveled way. 79 Am. Jur. 2d Weights and Measures § 46 (2012). Florida has adopted this general rule.” Tucker v. Liebknecht 

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