Chambersburg, PA asked in Family Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Can my mother sue me for visitation rights to her granddaughter?

I don't let my daughter with my mother all the time because my mom's health, she cannot watch her by herself. Also her living situation is a safety concern for my daughter. My mother is now threatening to sue me for visitation rights. Can she sue me and my husband for visitation rights?

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Dawn Padanyi
Dawn Padanyi
  • Doylestown, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: The answer to your question is maybe. The area of grandparents rights regarding child custody act is very fact specific, hinging on the type of contact that the grandparent is seeking and the status of her relationship to the child prior to the filing. It would be smart of you to schedule a consultation with a local attorney to review all the factors privately.

Kathryn Hilbush and Tim Akpinar agree with this answer

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