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You can start a new family with an existing individual's record from Change Family Unit. You could use this when adult children move out of their parents' households or when a family divorces. This lets you change the individual's home address and other information.

When you start a new family with an existing individual, you move all of their records with them. You cannot start a new family with an individual if he or she is the only person in their existing family unit.

 To start a new family with an existing individual
  1. Under Manage Records, click the Tasks tab.
  2. In the drop-down lists, select Change Family Unit and click Go .
  3. In the Move From section, click Find Person. Select the individual you want to start a new family with and click OK.
  4. In the Change Family Unit window, click Start New.
  5. When the confirmation message displays, click Yes.
  6. When a message displays asking if you want to copy the individual's family comments to the selected family, make the appropriate selection.
  7. When a message displays asking if you want to change the title of the individual, make the appropriate selection and changes.
  8. If the individual you are moving has a Combined Contributions Record, a message displays asking if you want to move all contributions, gifts, and pledges to the new family. Make the appropriate selection.
  9. When a message displays asking if you want to keep the same home address for the individual, make the appropriate selection and changes.
  10. If the individual you are moving is the head of household of his or her current family, a message displays asking if you want to select a new head of household for that family. Make the appropriate selection and changes.
  11. Click Close.