Slidell, LA asked in Family Law for Louisiana

Q: what are our visitation rights for our grandson

my grandson and of course my daughter have lived with us since the day they were born. Bowen our grandson is 2 . my daughter is now in a lesbian relationship ( not the first one) her girlfriend was also living with us for about a year they decided to move out and now the girlfriend is doing everything possible to keep our grandson from us. and by the way her father gets to see my grandson

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Robert Martin Louque Jr

Answered
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Unfortunately, you do not have any legal rights (that a court can order) unless your child (the grandchild's parent) had died or is incarcerated. If your own child is denying you visitation, the court is powerless to order visitation.

A non-parent can obtain custody of a minor child but only in extreme circumstances where the child is in danger (no the lesbian relationship alone will not qualify).

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