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Grandparent Visitation in New York: Do a Child’s Expressed Desires Weigh into the Court’s Decision?

In a previous post, we considered a situation in which the grandparents of a child or children sought visitation when the custodial parent was opposed to such visitation. This week, we consider a related, although slightly different situation in which … Continue reading

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Can a New York Family Court Judge Order Grandparent Visitation?

Most New York child visitation cases involve courts establishing the rights and obligations of the parents as they relate to each other. However, New York family law does contemplate a situation in which a court can order visitation for a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Declines Grandparent Case

A widowed father lost his bid Monday to have the Supreme Court decide whether grandparents should have court-ordered visits with his son. The justices refused to get involved in the dispute between Shane Fausey, a federal-prison guard in Pennsylvania, and… … Continue reading

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