Newnan, GA asked in Family Law for Georgia

Q: Can the Grandmother Demand to be allowed to attend a 5 yr. old's Teacher / counselors conferences in public school.

The 5 yr. old lives with Mother and Stepfather and baby brother. Both parents working. 5 yr. old doing well in school. Grandmother is trying to Control child's life. Says she has legal right to be involved. Grandmother does NOT provide any financial support.

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Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Unless there is a court order, grandparents do not have any rights.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: I agree with my colleague, unless there is a court order giving grandma legal rights to the child then she has none. She can demand to attend the conferences, but whether or not she gets to be there is a decision made by the parents/legal guardian of the child. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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