Family Law Grandparent Visitation Rights

Dedicated Okaloosa County Family Lawyer

Protecting Grandparents’ Rights

Few things are stronger than a grandparent’s relationship and bond with his or her grandchild. The termination of a marriage can often leave grandparents concerned over the visitation rights of their grandchild, especially if the child is relocated.

If you’re seeking to obtain a visitation order, you should do so with a compassionate and highly skilled family lawyer from Chesser & Barr, P.A. We have more than 35 years of legal experience in navigating clients through the most complex cases. When you choose to hire our legal services, you can trust that you will be treated with the same level of care that we give to families and close friends.

Get the representation you need by calling (850) 610-7471 today.

When is visitation awarded to a grandparent?

There are a number of circumstances that can lead to a grandparent being awarded visitation rights, but the court will always prioritize what’s in the best interest of the child. You must show a judge that your absence in your grandchild’s life would disrupt his or her emotional wellbeing.

Before awarding visitation rights, the court will consider the following factors:

  • The quality of relationship between the child and the grandparent
  • The mental and physical health of the child
  • The child’s preference, if he or she is old enough to express it
  • The mental and physical health of the grandparent

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Since 1978, we’ve continuously strived to exceed client’s expectations. Our priority is to provide the high-quality legal counsel that you deserve when you need it most. Our Okaloosa County family law attorney understands that these types of cases can be extremely stressful and we make it our mission to ease your worries and protect your rights every step of the way.

We proudly serve clients in Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County, Walton County, and Bay County.
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