If you are allowed to exercise visitation time with your children, and the person with custody is unreasonably denying access to you for the visitation, you may consider filing a motion for contempt with the court that granted the custodial transfer. I advise hiring a family law attorney who can properly advise on the various options. Good luck.
If you have a scheduled time to visit with your children but the grandmother is preventing your visitation, you need to go forward with a modification of custody and visitation. Get supervised visits, if need be, or more.
I always find the viewpoint that lets someone judge a parent more harshly because of their work to be fascinatingly ignorant. Wrong is wrong is wrong. This IS wrong - do something about it!
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If the current custody order (the order that granted custody to the father) provided you with a schedule for visitation, then you are entitled to that visitation. If either the father or the paternal grandmother fail to adhere to the terms of the custody order, that individual may potentially be in contempt of the court order.
You should consider speaking with a family law attorney to discuss your options. Even if you do not attempt to regain custody, you have the right to enforce your visitation.
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There are so many additional questions that need to be answered. Were you married to the father? Who has custody, the father or the grandparents? What court gave him/them custody, juvenile court or superior court. What county do they live in? As the other people have recommended, you need to speak with a family law attorney. Our office offers a free initial consultation if you would like to come in and meet with one of our attorneys. Feel free to check us out at www.he-law.com.
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