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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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Grandparents’ Rights in Illinois

Many grandparents and parents are familiar with the term “grandparents’ rights,” but do not fully understand it as a concept. It does not mean that grandparents automatically have the right to spend time with their grandchildren or seek custody of … Continue reading

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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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