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Grandparents Obtaining Custody of Grandchild


Under what circumstances can a grandparent obtain custody of a grandchild when the parent is otherwise fit?

Occasionally I receive a call from a prospective client that either one of their parents are trying to take their child away from them. First off, the grandparent bears the burden of proof and must show by clear and convincing evidence that denial of visitation would not be in the grandchild's best interest (detrimental to the child). This is a difficult, but still obtainable burden and is justified in specific circumstances. Are your parents threatening to take your child(ren) away? Is your son or daughter making poor decisions that are detrimental to your grandchildren? Call Covina child custody attorney, Paul Eads today for a free case assessment and an advisement of your rights.

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