Q: My son has two children with a lady he did not marry. Do we have any grandparent rights to see the children?
A: No, you do not. Unfortunately, unless the parent(s) allows you contact with the children, you do not have standalone rights to the children. However, in order for your son to have rights to his children, he would need to pursue an action for paternity; otherwise, by default, it is the mother of the children who were born out of wedlock who is the parent with all the rights and decision-making authority over the children.
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