Can grandparent get visitation of grandchild ?

Asked about 3 years ago - New Kensington, PA

In Pennsylvania, would grandparent be able to get visitation of grandchild if the biological parents have never been married, yet are living together ?

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The biological father physically, emotionally abusing my daughter, and has completely isolated her from all her friends and family. I feel that my grandson is at great risk in this environment.

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  1. John Ralph Williams Jr.


    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . Possibly. One would need more facts to ascertain if you qualify for visitation of your grandchild. The short answer to your question is that there are laws that do permit grandparents (and great grandparents for that matter) to get custodial rights to their grandchildren under certain circumstances.

    In no way is this answer designed to substitute for individualized counsel from a licensed attorney in your local... more

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