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Australia: Family Law Act Gives Grandparents Rights

From Lexology: Grandparents are playing a greater role in many families, often due to the high cost of childcare and increasing rates of divorce. But what happens when a grandparent is refused time with their grandchild or wishes to assume… … Continue reading

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Will a New York Court Order a Forensic Evaluation When Grandparents Seek Custody of a Child?

Many New York family law cases involve a child custody dispute. Most often, these disputes arise when the parents of a child or children go through a divorce and argue over who has primary custody of the children. However, in … Continue reading

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act Passes Senate

From Senator Susan Collins: Today, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ranking Member Bob Casey (D-PA) celebrated the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (S. 1091), which would create a federal… … Continue reading

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Grandparents’ Rights in a Michigan Divorce

Like a rock thrown into a lake, divorce has a ripple effect. It starts with the spouses, of course, who must work through both the emotional and legal process of separating from someone to whom they had pledged their whole … Continue reading

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More Grandparents Going to Court in UK

From the Telegraph: A rising number of grandparents are going to court to win the right to see their grandchildren, new figures show, as experts say fathers’ parents are more likely to miss out. Statistics from the Ministry of Justice… … Continue reading

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