The law works hard to preserve the rights parents have over making decisions regarding their children, however grandparents who are having their visitation rights denied for unjust reasons may be able to petition for legally-granted visitation. Grandparents who have strong, beneficial bonds with their grandchildren may pursue these rights, but petitioning the court does not guarantee the request will be granted. The court considers a number of factors before making their decision, including the reasons for the parent’s objections to visitation, before making their ultimate decision.
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Grandparents may pursue visitation in Texas when they can prove that legally granted visitation is in the child’s best interests. Grandparents may petition to obtain visitation rights or modify an existing visitation order in a small number of situations.
Texas’ grandparent statute allows grandparents to pursue visitation when:
These very specific circumstances must be met in order for the court to be able to grant visitation to grandparents. The courts are automatically pre-dispositioned to protect the ability for biological parents to make decisions on behalf of their children, and will generally give them the benefit of the doubt in these petitions. Unless you can successfully prove that the child is losing out on a beneficial relationship by the biological parent denying the relationship, the parents will generally have the final say. Having an attorney on your side for these petitions an important part of obtaining a successful outcome.
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