Atlanta Grandparents' Rights Lawyer
The Decision - Your First Step Towards Gaining Visitation or Custody of a Grandchild(ren) in Atlanta, Georgia
Review your rights as a grandparent
Do The Grandparents Have Standing?
The first step when reviewing a grandparents’ rights case is determining the standing for you to bring a legal course of action. This is the legal right for you as a grandparent to proceed with a grandparents’ rights case. At Hobson & Hobson, P.C., our team of lawyers will explain the legal process and provide you with a successful path towards grandparents’ rights.
Georgia law provides that “any grandparent shall have the right to file an original action for visitation rights to a minor child or to intervene in and seek to obtain visitation rights in any action in which any court in this state shall have before it any question concerning the custody of a minor child, a divorce of the parents or a parent of such minor child, a termination of the parental rights of either parent of such minor child, or visitation rights concerning such minor child or whenever there has been an adoption in which the adopted child has been adopted by the child’s blood relative or by a stepparent.”
Generally, the primary concern of any grandparent seeking visitation is establishing their legal right to time with their grandchild. The lawyers at Hobson & Hobson, P.C. will review the facts regarding your family and provide you with a path towards grandparents’ rights.
In some cases, grandparents seek primary physical custody of their grandchild(ren) – either temporary or permanent. This generally comes as a result of one or both parents being unable to provide adequate and quality care for a child. The lawyers at Hobson & Hobson, P.C. have handled a number of grandparents’ rights case with facts related to the following: