My Grandson is a successful business man. Of course, non of this was mentioned to me at all and my grandson happened to tell me. For example, the court might grant visitation rights if the child is with you most of the time. Department of Health and Human Services. In some counties, the petition may be filed in general sessions court. Just as the parent of the minor child ceases to be the parent in the eyes of the law, so is the legal status of the grandparent extinguished. IF that is the case, they can place the children with you if they feel you are appropriate.
By posting a comment or question, you are expressly giving consent for the publication of same. Just as the parent of the minor child ceases to be the parent in the eyes of the law, so is the legal status of the grandparent extinguished. And given the many, many unique factors that can influence court decisions, it doesn't look like that will change anytime soon. If there is no action pending and the parents are still married, grandparents are not allowed to petition the court for visitation. DCS is supposed to first place custody of removed children with relatives. Do I have any rights at this point?
An attorney will help you figure out what you need to do. In the case of the benevolent grandparents who only want to see their grandchildren, this virtually guarantees some kind of visitation. Grandparent visitation is a complicated issue and I would recommend you consult with an experienced family law attorney as well. You should consult with an experienced family law attorney who practices in the county where your grandchild resides. West Virginia law protects a grandparent's right to visit with a grandchild in some situations.
My son and his wife divorced. We had that order in September. Thank you for taking the time to read this. Moreover, grandparents may do a better job of childrearing even in these circumstances than any of the available alternatives. The day after the mother died, the children's father agreed that the maternal grandparents should be the children's temporary guardians. If you attempt to push your way in, you'll only alienate your daughter and her husband even further. What will happen at the mediation?