Grandparents’ Visitation Rights In A Divorce

Grandparents’ Visitation Rights In...

Tweet All states have some type of “grandparent visitation” laws creating a legal right for grandparents to maintain a relationship with their grandchildren even after the death or divorce of their child who was the parent of the grandchildren. Approximately 20 states have what are called “restrictive” visitation statutes. These statutes grant grandparents the right to request a court to order visitation only if the child’s parents are divorcing or if one or both parents have died. In...