Grandparents' Rights Lawyer in Jacksonville
What Are My Rights as a Grandparent?
A Jacksonville family law attorney should be consulted if you have been
denied grandparents' visitation rights by one or both parents. As
a knowledgeable and dedicated lawyer, the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter,
P.A. can review your case and discuss your legal alternatives regarding
visitation. You will need skilled legal representation to protect your
interests and fight for your visitation rights.
divorces, grandparents' visitation rights can be a volatile issue. The laws
regarding grandparents' visitation have changed considerably over
the years. At one point in time, grandparents were allowed to visit their
grandchildren if the court considered that it was in the best interest
of the child, even if a spouse disagreed. Nowadays, if grandparents are
denied visitation rights, they must not only prove that the visits are
in the best interest of the child, but that the child is also in danger
of being hurt or harmed.
If you need legal assistance, feel free to
give us a call at (904) 701-0591!
Legal Representation for Grandparents in Florida
Grandparents can play a key role in a child's upbringing, including
taking care of the child when the parents are working, giving advice and
providing emotional as well as financial support. It can be extremely
upsetting to the grandparents and the child when parents prohibit visitation.
In such a situation, the grandparents can file a petition with the court
visitation rights. The court will consider many factors in the case, including the
parents' constitutional rights in the matter, as well as:
- The age and mental health of the grandparents
- The child's prior relationship with the grandparents (length and quality)
- To what degree the grandparents support the child's relationship with
his or her parents
Work with Our Jacksonville Family Law Attorneys - (904) 701-0591
The legal team at the law offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. has helped
many individuals and families resolve visitation matters following a divorce.
Our firm can assist you in filing a petition for grandparents' visitation
rights and provide caring representation in court.
Contact us today to get started pursuing the protection of your rights as a grandparent!