Divorce is not only stressful for separating couples; grandparents and children are also greatly affected by the change in family dynamics. As living situations change and custody arrangements shift, the rights of grandparents are oftentimes overlooked. At Gill Law Group, PC, our compassionate Irvine grandparent visitation lawyers understand how precious your grandchildren are to you and can fight to ensure your relationship with them survives the complications of divorce.
Countless clients have trusted us with their visitation cases for the following reasons:
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Generally speaking, courts have determined that regular contact between a child and their grandparents can be greatly beneficial to a child’s wellbeing. In California, grandparents may seek reasonable visitation rights with their grandchild if there is a pre-existing relationship between the grandparent and grandchild that has been endangered, and that the relationship is in the child’s best interests. The grandparents’ visitation must also be in balance with the rights of the parents to make decisions about their child.
Grandparents usually cannot request visitation rights if the child’s parents are married, except under the following circumstances:
At Gill Law Group, PC, our Irvine visitation lawyers are intimately familiar with the intricacies of family law and can guide you step-by-step through the process of seeking visitation rights for you and your grandchild. Whether through mediation or courtroom litigation, we are prepared to provide the unshakable support you deserve and ensure your interests are protected during this difficult time. Nobody should have to face the struggles of a visitation dispute on their own. Let us use our knowledge and skills to help you protect your right to maintain an active presence in your grandchild’s life.
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