First, in order for a grandparent to be able to file a motion for custody or visitation with the Court, one of the following three circumstances must be present:
- The child’s parents are unmarried.
- The child’s parents are going through a divorce, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, annulment or child support proceedings.
- The child is involved in an abuse, dependency, or neglect case.
How can a Grandparent Obtain Custody of a Child?
Obtaining custody of a grandchild can be very challenging because the Courts consider the right of parents to care for their children a fundamental right.… Read the rest