Legal Advice for Grandparent Custody — 50 results
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, about 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 Greta Muirhead, about 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 Howard M Lewis, over 1 year 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 Katherine Flood, about 1 year ago.
Grandparents Visitation Rights inIndiana
Posted onJuly 23, 2013
Grandparents rights is something of a hot topic in Indiana right now. We do have a statute (I.C. 31-17-5) governing... more
Written by attorney Jordan Gerber, over 1 year ago.
When it comes to timesharing, formerly referred to as visitation, family members (furry or not) are out of luck. Just as Florida family courts refuse to recognize custody arrangements for... more
Written by attorney Peter Morris, 11 months ago.
(a) An order for custody of a minor child entered pursuant to this section shall award the custody of such child to such person, agency, organization or institution as will best promote the... more
Written by attorney Brian Sipe, almost 2 years ago.
Many times, grandparents are left wondering whether they have any custody rights under Pennsylvania law. For Pennsylvania grandparents, there's good news. Grandparents have priority over... more
Written by attorney Irena Shiloh, 4 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 Margaret Murphy, about 2 years ago.
In recent years, the issue of whether a grandparent has the right to visit with a grandchild has become more prevalent. Sadly, when parents decide to get divorced, the parents of the non-... more
Written by attorney Bruce Clement, about 3 years ago.
Grandparents have become discouraged from protecting their grandchildren in court due to several recent cases. They should not give up. Grandparents and other relatives can and do... more
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