Saint Charles, MO asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Missouri

Q: What’s my rights as a grandparent

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Melissa  Needle
Melissa Needle
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Westport, CT

A: Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights? (Connecticut)

Yes, grandparents can petition the courts for visitation rights just as any third party. The courts will use the same standard of the child’s best interest to determine if the grandparents should have visitation rights. In order to be awarded visitation, the grandparents must also convey to the court that they have a parent like relationship with the child and that depriving them of visitation rights would significantly affect the child.

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