Grandparents’ Rights/Visitation Lawyers In Lake County, Indiana
Grandparents have visitation rights with their grandchildren. Thus, they can intervene in a divorce case or a paternity case and have the court establish visitation for them as long as the family law court finds that it is in the best interests of the child.
Further reading: Indiana statute IC 31-17-5-1 – Right to seek visitation
The grandparent of a child can seek visitation rights under certain circumstances. For example, the grandparent can seek visitation rights If a parent of the child has died or if the parents have gotten a divorce.
When grandparents are unable to freely see their grandchildren, they may wish to seek legal help. If you are a grandparent who is seeking help securing visitation rights, talk to a lawyer in Lake County, Northwest Indiana – contact Funk & Wendlinger, LLC, online or call 219-865-0002 for help.