my husband moved between us when my son knocked a book from my hands causing me to jump back my husband grabbed me with his arm and held the other up to ward off my son he didnt hit my son but my son has been verabally attacking me we made him move he is divorved & been living with us since which meant our grandchildren on his weekends .our 8 year old has practically lived here all the time we have him in scouts & very involved in school actv almost every weekend overnight the doctors said i had to remain as calm as possiable so this time my husband intervened this made my son very angry cursing names i cant repeat he was ordered out he said we would not see talk to G BABIES and his x wife which alwys allowed the relationship wont even let gbabes talk on phone now citation got in mail
There is a statute under which you may file a suit to obtain visitation rights, section 153.432 of the Texas Family Code. This statute provides a remedy for grandparents in your situation where the grandparents were very involved with a child or children and a parent or parents decide to suddenly stop all contact between the child and grandparent. Still, this can be a difficult statute under which to prevail. You, the grandparent, would have to prove that the denial of access would significantly impair the physical health or emotional well-being of the child. This is a very high burden of proof. And if the parent or parents oppose your suit to obtain visitation and they make allegations to the court that you or your husband is abusive and that's why they cut off the contact with the kids, well then, the court may very well believe them and refuse to grant you visitation rights. It's all about the credibility of the witnesses. If you want to file this type of lawsuit, you will need the assistance of an attorney. This is not something you could file on your own.
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