Q: We have custody of our grand daughter for 10 yrs. Now her dad wants custody. Can he get her.
The answer is yes, but a court would need to order this to happen. A factor that can weigh greatly in the grandparents' favor is if they have been acting as their grandchild's parents prior to seeking custody.
I would highly recommend you see a family law lawyer to discuss how to proceed. Family law varies by state and you need an expert to tell you. I would also recommend you find a lawyer who is in that court often.
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