Legal Advice for Grandparent Custody — 17 results
Written by attorney Greta Muirhead, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Why are you raising your grandchild? You're raising your grandchild because your grandkid's parent is using drugs, is in prison, an alcoholic or can't be bothered taking care of his or her... more
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Legal Standards Non-parental custody (once upon a time known as third-party custody) is where you seek to become custodian of children who are not your own. The law governing these cases... more
Written by attorney Irena Shiloh, 7 months ago.
Grandparents have standing to seek custody of minor children under certain circumstances. This guideline explains the statutory requirements for grandparents' rights to pursue custody or... more
Written by attorney Howard M Lewis, almost 2 years ago.
Within the past decade or two, there have been dramatic changes to what was once a very traditional relationship between grandparents and their grandchild(ren). The ever increasing divorce... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey B. Engle, almost 3 years ago.
Senator and seniors seeking expansion of grandparent rights
By Dion Lefler
TOPEKA - A Wichita state senator and family members of abused and displaced children went before the Senate... more
Written by attorney Vera Bergermann, almost 4 years ago.
Does the grandchild currently live with the grandparent? If the grandchild currently lives with the grandparent, then the possibility of gaining custody is greatly increased. The... more
Written by attorney Noel H. Benedict, almost 2 years ago.
How can a grandparent in Georgia take custody of a grandchild? To understand the issues you need to understand the Georgia statute regarding this complex issue of grandparent custody and... more
Written by attorney Evan Koslow, 2 months ago.
There are times that I represent individuals who are not the natural parents (or adopted parents) of a child asking what rights they have to be and care for the child. These are the general... more
Written by attorney Joseph Gufford, over 1 year ago.
This is an article written by Joe Gufford an attorney in Stuart Florida. The Supreme Court of the United States and the Florida Supreme Court has determined that most grandparent rights... more
Written by attorney Alyssa Knisely, about 2 years ago.
Grandparents have standing to bring an action for custody even when the child is declared dependent and is in the custody of a children and youth agency.
By Attorney Alyssa H. Knisely,... more
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