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Do Grandparents have visitation rights?
May 15, 2017
Do Grandparent's have rights in a custody case?
Grandparents sometimes have rights to visitation and custody under certain circumstances. However, they have to file their own petition in Family Court. If a case is already pending then ask that it be joined with the primary petition.
A grandparent may request visitation in Family Court where at least one of the child's parents is deceased or where one of the parents is not allowing the grandparents to visit or under other circumstances. The Courts use the test of best interests of the child as their guiding light
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