Grandparents' Rights in Los Angeles & California
Los Angeles Family Law Attorneys
As a grandparent, your grandchildren probably mean the world to you, and
you would do almost anything to protect them. Family situations involving
divorce and other issues can be taxing on everyone involved, especially children.
Unfortunately, disputes between parents can often result in grandparents
being unable to see their grandchildren. If you find yourself in a similar
situation and are worried about how this will affect your relationship
with your grandkids, it is important to discuss your rights and options
with an experienced family lawyer in Los Angeles.
Grandparent’s rights is often a gray area of
family law, as there are no exact guidelines or boundaries regarding the rights of
a grandparent. The Los Angeles family courts, however, recognize that
grandparents often play an invaluable role in the lives of their grandchildren.
If you are being denied access to your grandchildren, you can file for
Our team at Claery & Hammond, LLP can advocate on your behalf before
the courts and fight to protect your precious relationship with your grandchildren.
Seeking Custody of Your Grandchildren
In certain situations, grandparents are given priority for visitation and
custody, especially if the parents are unfit or a danger to the children.
If one or both biological parents are deemed to be “unfit”
because of drugs, alcohol, financial circumstances, or illness, you may
be able to win custody of your grandchildren. The Los Angeles family court
system always has the best interests of children at heart, and if living
with you would be the best thing for them, you could be awarded custody.
Our team can provide you with smart counsel and powerful advocacy during
the custody hearing for your grandchildren.
Call Our Los Angeles Grandparent Rights Lawyers
If you are concerned about the welfare of your grandchildren or if your
relationship with them is at risk, you should
call Claery & Hammond, LLP immediately at (310) 817-6904. Our family lawyers have the experience and knowledge necessary to provide
you with the professional advice you will need during this time. The relationship
between a grandparent and their grandchildren is a special one, and our
lawyers will work hard to make sure this is preserved at all costs.
Whether you are concerned about a custodial parent’s ability to properly
care for your grandchild or are simply seeking
visitation rights to maintain a relationship with your grandkids, our team at Claery &
Hammond, LLP can provide you with outstanding legal advocacy. For more
information about your rights as a grandparent,
contact us today!