Father wants custody of his child, Mother has legal custody, grandparents have legal guardianship, would have to look at and find court documents as to the legal rights of the father, mother for some reason doesnt want him to have custody of the child she also does not see or speak to the child and lives in a different state. Is there any hope for him to get custody or no?
Without seeing all the pertinent documents and court orders, no one can truly answer you question.
However, in general, a biological parent is preferred over extended family, if all things are equal. So, yes, father might be able to gain custody.
This answer is not legal advice, and does not create an attorney - client relationship. This answer is for educational purposes only.
Sign up to receive a 5-part series of useful information and advice about child custody law.
Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. Attorneys who claim their profiles and provide Avvo with more information tend to have a higher rating than those who do not.What determines Avvo Rating?Experience & background
Years licensed, work experience, educationLegal community recognition
Peer endorsements, associations, awardsLegal thought leadership
Publications, speaking engagementsDiscipline