Posts Tagged ‘grandparent’

Are There Limits on the Rights of Grandparents in California?

In California, grandparents may have rights when it comes to visitation or custody of a child. Under the state’s laws, a grandparent is permitted to ask the court for reasonable visits with a grandchild in their life. However, the court must first find that there is a pre-existing relationship between the child and grandparent, and… Continue reading →

Grandparents and Holiday Visitation Rights

In 2000, a case known as Troxel v. Granville, a woman named Tommie Granville limited visitations to her child’s grandparents to once per month and some holidays. Because of this, the grandparents petitioned for visitation rights. Under the statute that formed because of it, the court made it so that any person is able to… Continue reading →