Grandparent's Rights

The attorney can help clients understand their grandparent custody rights and grandparent possession rights.  For over ten years, this firm has successfully helped countless grandparents obtain rights and continues to do so throughout North Texas

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The Need for Grandparents Rights

When a couple decides to separate, the children too have to face the heat. All too often, the separating parents fail to provide their children with the love and care they need. In such cases, the law intervenes to provide custody and visitation rights to the grandparents or any other family member who is in a position to take care of the children. Grandparent rights are often exercised during the period for which the couple contests the case, and therefore, are unable to care for their kids. In all such scenarios, grandparents or any other family member can request the family court to provide the children’s rights.

When Can a Grandparent Apply Petition for Visitation?

Most states in the U.S. require grandparents to intervene and apply for a custody only when the divorce or separation between the parents in underway. Some other states accept applications that are not a part of divorce case. That said, grandparents must have concrete reasons to obtain visitation rights. They, for instance, cannot file a petition just because they claim to not get enough time to spend with their grand kids.

How Courts Determine Grandparents Visitation Rights

Courts in a grandparents rights visitation case consider the child’s best interest and a number of other factors, such as:

Requirements to Get Child Custody

Grandparents custody rights can come into effect if:

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