So if your question is "how much in legal fees will I have to spend to successfully litigate a request to re-locate fromt he State of Colorado to the State of Arizona with my mhild above the other parent's objection?" I can tell you it can be very, very expensive. You ought to sit down with an experienced family law attorney to discuss the situation and make sure you do things the right way.
In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but insted need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice. If you want to be completely sure of your rights, you must sit down with an experienced criminal defense attorney to be fully aware of your rights.
Although I do not recommend that you represent yourself, you will only have modest filing fees if that is how you proceed. If you cannot afford to retain a lawyer, you might want to consult with one as needed so that you can gain some sense of what will happen as your work your way through the court process. Both parents are presumed to have the right to participate in the life of the child they have brought into this world!
You don't really provide enough information for anyone to answer the underlying question, which may be how you get a court order to move out of state. If you have previous parenting time orders you will need to get a new order; if you don't you have other options to consider. As my colleagues have stated you should really consider a consultation with a family law attorney to better assess your situation.
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