Family Law: Grandparents’ Rights

Family Law: Grandparents’ Rights The love and wisdom of a grandparent is just as important in raising children and can often be a secondary support system when parents have to work. However, divorce and death can hinder a grandparent from being just that….a grandparent. In New York, under Domestic Relations Law Section 72, grandparents have the ability to petition for visitation or custody rights when the parents reside in the state, one or both have passed away, or if the situation … [Read more...]