Huntington Grandparent Rights Attorneys
Grandparents' Rights Lawyers for Long Island & Suffolk County, NY
divorce or break up between couples with children, grandparents may be concerned
child custody and
visitation agreements might affect their ability to spend time with their grandchildren.
Or perhaps the grandparents of a child involved in a
domestic violence situation are concerned for the safety and well-being of their grandchild.
Whatever the reason or cause, grandparents should be aware of their grandparental
rights. Our grandparents' rights attorneys at The Meyers Law Group,
P.C. may be able to help you protect your relationship with your precious
Advocating for Grandparents Before the Family Courts
Grandparents can apply for visitation but there is no requirement or guarantee
that the court will grant visitation. The courts base their visitation
decisions on the best interests of the child. If in the unfortunate circumstance
that the child's parents are deceased or are in some way unfit to
care for the child, the court may decide on visitation (or even custody)
by the grandparents as being in the best interests of the child.
In New York, a petition for grandparent visitation might be granted over
the objections of the parents as long as the parents' rights are protected
as well. Our caring and dedicated family law firm will build a compelling
case to advocate for the visitation rights you deserve before the family
court judge. A skilled and experienced attorney can also assist grandparents
in the pursuit of gaining visitation of a grandchild who has been adopted.
Enlist Powerful Representation
Our seasoned and knowledgeable firm understands that just because the parents
of your grandchild may have decided to pursue separate lives does not
mean that you should have to suffer separation from your grandchildren
or damaged relationships. Grandparents have a very special relationship
with their grandchildren and it is a relationship that should be maintained
no matter the circumstances imposed in life.
Call our team at The Meyers Law Group, P.C. immediately if your relationship with your
grandchildren is threatened to learn how a Huntington & Long Island
family lawyer from our firm can fight for your rights.