Posts Tagged ‘grandchildren’

When One Grandparent Lives Far Away: Virtual Visitation

Many years ago, families used to tend to stick around one another in the same areas growing up. However, now families are branching out and you can find family members all over the globe. This is why, for some children, it is difficult to maintain a long-term relationship with grandparents that they do not see… Continue reading →

A grandparent’s rights

Grandparents play a vital role in a child’s life.  They are a link to years of wisdom that can play a significant factor in the future success of a child.  They have specific rights to their grandchildren in the state of California under certain circumstances. When a family has fallen apart due to a divorce,… Continue reading →

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Helping grandparents see their grandchildren

Grandparents often have a special bond with their grandchildren.  What does it mean when their son or daughter gets divorced?   “Do they have rights? In many cases, grandparents are essential for a child’s well-being.  However, the biological parents have the say when it comes to who their children can spend time with. There are circumstances… Continue reading →

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Can mediation help grandparents?

Statistics show that Orange County has one of the highest divorce rates in the country.  It has been determined that every day, about 30+ people initiate divorce proceedings. With many contested or disputed divorces come grandparents are kept from seeing their grandchild.  Going through legal channels can become expensive.  Family mediation can sometimes be the… Continue reading →

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Grandparents have rights, too

Has your son recently divorced?  Are you a grandparent who is having difficulty seeing your grandchild as often as you used to? Don’t be alarmed.  You may have grounds for visitation rights with your grandchildren, even if it is against one or both of the parents’ wishes.  California law states that if an individual has… Continue reading →

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Rights of the grandparents

When a marriage ends, the two spouses and children are not the only people that are impacted by the divorce.  What about the extended family?  What about the grandparents who have developed a very close relationship with their grandchildren?  What happens when one parent is awarded primary custody and does not allow the grandparents on… Continue reading →

Christmas without the grandchildren

Christmas is supposed to be a time to gather with your family and friends.  What do you do if your children and grandchildren cannot visit this year? ·     In order to avoid last-minute teary conversations, discuss holiday plans as early as possible.  If      you cannot be together, pick another day to celebrate – better late… Continue reading →

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A grandparent’s rights

Is your child going through a divorce and his or her spouse will not let you visit your grandchild?  You may have rights to visit even if your daughter-in-law or son-in-law says, “no”. California law states that anyone who has a solid, familial relationship with a child can sue for visitation rights.  First, you must… Continue reading →

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