• Grand Parents Visitation Rights By State

    The legal issues regarding grandparent visitation rights generally is addressed within a states individual laws, and they vary in a great amount from one state to another state. And above and beyond statutory law, grandparent visitation legal rights have also been further refined through case law which is not something that is just clear cut as defined by law.

    What this means is that there are laws in place, but when there is grey area, case law (i.e. when a case goes to court for a specific situation, the courts define the meaning and interpretation of a law through the court decisions and interpretations of the laws and statues already on the books.)

    In our current fast-paced society, finding out the state which has has jurisdiction is also another factor that really can complicate the issues of visitation rights.


    Find below a list of state visitation rights. These have been written to simplify the legal statutes for people not in the legal profession. You'll find links to the state's statutes with regards to the particular state, so it should be helpful in getting the information you need.


    You should note, that we do recommend that you get a competent lawyer or come to our family law forum to ask questions of attorneys. You can view the laws and statutes for various states at their official websites and because laws also change, it's important to go to the source of the statutes which have become outdated. If you want to hire a family law attorney in your state, you may visit the list on this site. We have free family law legal help from thousands of family lawyers who will provide you free legal help on family law.


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