Is a settled intention to abandon a prior residence?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from C.M. v. J.M., 2015 CanLII 82623 (BC SC):

A settled intention to abandon one’s prior residence is a crucial part of acquiring a new habitual residence: Mozes v. Mozes, 239 F (3d) 1067 at 1075 (9th Cir. 2001).

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