Tag Archives: Grandparents

Grandparents Arrested in Child Abduction Case

Chris Brann is a Houston, Texas doctor whose 9-year-old son, Nicolas, was abducted by his ex-wife, Marcelle Guimaraes, in 2013, on the pretence that she was simply attending a wedding in Brazil, her home country and the home of her … Continue reading

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Ontario Grandparents Sued by Mother Seeking Child Support

We’ve previously blogged about grandparent’s access rights to grandchildren and related custody battles, this week we discuss a potentially precedent-setting situation of two grandparents who are being sued by the mother of their grandchild for child-support. What Happened? Two North … Continue reading

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Brazil Guarantees Visitation to Grandparents

Brazil has reportedly just adopted legislation that guarantees grandparents the right to visit their grandchildren in the event their parents divorce. Brazil's statute bucks the general trend in the US of curtailing grandparent visitation rights where the parents are fit … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Review Grandparents Rights 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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