Under what conditions will a judge grant my request for visitation with my ...

Find out what factors the judge takes into consideration when deciding whether or not to grant your request for visitation.

By Conner & Lindamood, P.C
July 12, 2006
TX FAQs/Mediation Issues

 

The judge may order visitation with the grandchild if:
a.
The parental rights of at least one parent have not been terminated; and
b. Visitation with your grandchild is in the grandchild's best interest; and
c. At least one of the following is true;

1. Your child (a parent of your grandchild)
Has been incarcerated during the three month period prior to filing the petition;
Or
Has been found to be incompetent; or
Is dead;
2. The parents of your grandchild are divorced or have been living apart for at least three months; or
3. Your grandchild has been abused or neglected by a parent; or
4. Your grandchild has been found by the court to be a child in need of supervision;
5. Your child (a parent of your grandchild) has had his or her parental rights to your grandchild terminated; or
6. Your grandchild has resided with you for at least six months during the last two years.


Tom Conner & Steve Lindamood practice family law in Houston as Conner & Lindamood, P.C.. They have been given Martindale Hubbel's highest 'AV' rating. Tom Conner is a memeber of the exclusive American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has been board certified since 1980. Steve Lindamood is a board certified in the area of family law.

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July 12, 2006
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