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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.
Help For Legal Issues Affecting You And Your Family
Calling an attorney is not always easy. Many people who call an attorney for help are calling because something has gone wrong in their life and they need legal guidance. At Funk & Wendlinger, LLC, we understand that you are facing a difficult challenge, and we are here to help. We practice several areas of law that affect regular people and their families. Our major focus is on criminal defense and family law, but we also help people with estate planning issues, real estate and personal injury.
Criminal Cases Have Much At Stake
Perhaps no other area of law has higher stakes than criminal cases. Our goal is to make sure that you are treated fairly by the judicial system and to reach the best possible outcome for you. Funk & Wendlinger’s criminal law practice concentrates on the following areas:
- CDL & trucking violations
- Driver’s license suspension
- Drug offenses
- DUI/OWI and other traffic offenses
- Expungement/record clearing
- Juvenile crimes
Family Law Is About Protecting What Is Most Important
We also dedicate a large area of our practice to family law matters. These issues go beyond divorce, but all of them mean a major change for your family’s future. We can help you with:
- Child custody/parenting time
- Child support and enforcement
- Divorce & legal separation
- Domestic violence
- Pre- & postnuptial agreements
- Property division and alimony/spousal maintenance
Meeting Your Family’s Legal Needs
Funk & Wendlinger strives to meet all of your family’s legal needs. Although we spend the majority of our caseload on the above practice areas, we do handle other matters. We can help you and your family if you are dealing with a personal injury matter, need assistance creating an estate plan or need advice regarding a real estate issue.