Grandparents’ rights

Grandparents’ rights and DNA testing

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on December 16, 2014

Suppose a young man and woman who do not have an ongoing relationship conceive a child. The mother and her family are raising the child. The father has refused to begin a relationship or to even legally acknowledge the baby. However, his father, the child’s grandfather, wishes to establish a relationship with the child, including […]

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Grandparent rights in California

by Dinnebier & Demmerle on October 3, 2014

This post will address the “related” issue of grandparents’ rights in California.  You may remember that in a recent post we discussed the subject of paternity determination, and how that issue impacts divorce and fathers’ rights issues. Grandparents’ rights is a very real, legally defined arena in California. Grandparents may be concerned, when hearing about […]

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