Or, the other parent has to give up a weekend. I think he is afraid I will take him away from his parents. You must file your petition in the county where the child lives. In , Alberta amended its Provincial Court Act  to make specific provision for grandparent access: The court in Guardianship of Claralyn S.
The grandchildren do not want to see the grandparents. It used to be unusual to hear about families that were splintered, keeping grandparents and grandchildren separated. Did he say anything in his will about this? Granville  was argued before the United States Supreme Court. A judge also has the power to stop all contact between grandparents and grandchildren. I am the total opposite of an unfit parent.
But it does not define that term. Unless a child is actually at risk, it is presumed that a parent has the right to make that decision. This post sounds just like what we are going through. Is that really healthy for the child?? Although the court gave the grandparents visitation rights, the father and his new wife refused to allow visits. So my daughter ran back to her safe haven — her parents.
As a parent, choosing a guardian for your child or children in the event that you will no longer be able to care for them is a big deal. X Need more information? This is an unhappy conclusion because children may significantly miss their grandparents when access is restricted because of intergenerational conflict. Print Facebook Twitter Email. A third person who wants custody must prove to the judge that this is in the interests of the child. Table of Contents Next Page Date modified:
Visitation rights of adult granddaughter with grandmother