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Grandparents’ Rights in Texas (#4 of 5 Installments)

February 11, 2014

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Texas Laws Relating to Grandparents’ Rights Grandparents may petition the Texas court for the right to visit their grandchildren based on some specific state statutes. These include: The “General Standing” statute (Texas Family Code, §102.003 )The general standing statute provides for a number of circumstances which may allow an individual to file a lawsuit affecting the […]

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Grandparents’ Rights in Texas (#3 of 5 Installments)

February 10, 2014

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Who is Looking Out for Grandparents’ Rights? In our previous installment, we went over the details of Troxel v. Granville, a landmark US Supreme Court decision which set the standard for most of the laws regarding grandparents’ rights in every state, including Texas. In this installment, we will examine other legal actions which have been […]

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Grandparents’ Rights in Texas (#5 of 5 Installments)

February 6, 2014

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Summary of Grandparents’ Rights in Texas Texas grandparents are not guaranteed the right to visit their grandchildren in the event of a divorce, regardless of which parent may have primary physical custody of the child. Especially if the parent with primary custody is a former daughter- or son-in-law, grandparents may worry that he or she […]

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When Your Child Divorces: #5 of 5 Installments

December 26, 2013

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Helping Your Grandchildren through Their Parents’ Divorce Grandparents often find themselves caught in the middle if their child seeks a divorce. This can be a very confusing and emotional position in which to be. How can you address the issue of your child’s divorce—and should you? While your child’s divorce may be difficult for you, […]

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