Yes you are correct; I have never heard of any cases involving a great-grandparent.
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The United States Supreme Court addressed grandparent visitation in Troxel v. Granville (2000), 530 U.S. 57. You need to read that case which cites some California cases. And then you need to do legal research. Since these types of motions are fact dependent, you will need to cite cases that are on point. Carefully read Family Code Sections 3100 - 3105. Understand that you have an uphill battle since there is a rebuttable presumption that grandparent visitation is not in the best interests of the child. This is not the type of motion you should try to do yourself. You cannot expect Avvo attorneys to do your research for you since that is beyond the scope of this website. Good luck.
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