Know your grandparent rights
In difficult times, having a grandparent available can be of great comfort to children caught up in a separation or divorce. That is why knowing your rights is important.
One of the considerations for the Court to take into account in making Orders for the care and living arrangements for children is the importance to maintain a relationship not only with each parent, but other family members, including grandparents.
Should you be a grandparent and any of the following issues apply to you, we are able to assist:
- Concerns regarding the safety of your grandchildren in the care of their parents
If your adult child has mental health or drug issues, or their partner, we are not here to point fingers and blame. Our role is to provide advice on the evidence required to ensure your grandchild is safe and cared for.
- Not being permitted to spend time with your grandchildren
You and your adult child may share different views on subjects, but differences in opinions should not deprive a child from significant family members. A child has rights and it is the responsibility of the parents to ensure these rights are met.
- Should you wish to support your child in their care of your grandchildren
Get 15-minutes of free telephone legal advice on grandparent rights
If you are a grandparent, we can help. In a 15-minute free and confidential call with one of our family lawyers, we can assist you with any questions that you may have.
Advance Family Law is a small team of Gold Coast and Logan family lawyers. We practise only in family law and are experienced in its complexities and up-to-date with changes to the legislation.