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Grandparents’ Rights

New Jersey Lawyers Protecting the Rights of Grandparents

In recent years, the rights of grandparents to visit their grandchildren have become a growing concern in family law. New Jersey adopted its first grandparental visitation statute in 1972, and modified it in 1993 and 2003. If you are a grandparent concerned about the well-being of your grandchild, or if you want to know about your rights regarding visitation, consult with an experienced attorney.

At Graziano & Flynn, P.C., in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, we have considerable experience representing grandparents who are seeking the right to visit their grandchildren. Our lawyers have 80 years of combined experience, and over that time have come to understand how important the grandparent-grandchild relationship is for many families in Camden County, Gloucester County, Burlington County and throughout our state.

You can rely on our New Jersey grandparents’ rights attorneys for honest, practical advice. Please call 856-499-4351 or toll free 866-948-7568 for a consultation.
When Might a Grandparent Receive Visitation Rights?

As with all other areas of family law involving children, the New Jersey courts have one overriding principle when making decisions related to the rights of grandparents: What is in the best interest of the child? Also, courts do not want to interfere with the parental right to make decisions for their children. This limits the types of situations where courts will order grandparent visitation. The United States Supreme Court has provided parents with wide latitude in raising children — including denying grandparents’ visitation rights in many circumstances.

Grandparent visitation is a real possibility in cases where a parent has died, is incarcerated or is otherwise unavailable and the available parent will not allow the child to see his or her grandparents. The courts will consider a number of factors when considering grandparent visitation orders, including:

  • Whether visitation is necessary to avoid harm to the child
  • The relationship between the grandparent and the child
  • The relationship between the child’s parents and the grandparents
  • How much contact the child has had with the grandparents
  • The effect grandparent visitation will have on the relationship between the child and his or her parent
  • The good faith of the applicant in filing the application
  • Any other factor relevant to the best interests of the child

Our objective in all grandparents’ rights cases is to protect the rights of the grandparents and ensure the interests of the children are protected. Our Cherry Hill lawyers can represent you at any hearings and explain why visitation would benefit your grandchild.

Contact a Cherry Hill Grandparent Visitation Attorney

If you are a grandparent seeking visitation rights to your grandchild, please contact Graziano & Flynn, P.C. We can be reached at 856-499-4351 or toll free 866-948-7568. You can also send us an email and we will respond promptly.

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