Grandparent Custody

December 16, 2016

Grandparent CustodyYou love your grandchildren and have spent a lot of quality time with them. You may have even cared for them while the parents worked, or when one or both parents had physical or personal problems they needed to deal with. This is not uncommon, as two earner households and the high cost of daycare often puts grandparents in the role of caretaker.

Grandparents Rights in Divorce Proceedings

July 26, 2017
Grandparents Rights in Divorce Proceedings

Interaction with grandparents is an important aspect of a child's life. Unfortunately, regular visits with grandparents can be uprooted when a couple goes through a divorce. Yet, what happens if a child wants to continue a close relationship with a grandparent during and after a divorce? What if the maternal or paternal grandparents want to assert visitation rights with the child? These issues are covered in the area of law known as grandparents rights.

Grandparents Rights of Visitation

August 01, 2018
Grandparents Rights of Visitation

Did you know that grandparents in Utah can be granted visitation rights? It's true. When there's a divorce, or sometimes in the event of a death, grandparents may feel that their grandchildren are being kept from them unjustly.

Visitation Rights: How the Decision is Made

October 23, 2019
Visitation Rights: How the Decision is Made The laws regarding child visitation dictate how a non-custodial parent interacts with a child. Child visitation rights are a matter of state law. Orders for support are handled by the local family court that hears the divorce. The basic point of visitation rights is to allow the child to spend a specific amount of time with a parent he or she does not live with.

Grandparents Rights in Utah

January 04, 2022
Grandparents Rights in Utah

Grandparents’ rights are an important issue in Utah today. If you are a grandparent, you may feel a special love for your son or daughter’s child. You may care for a grandchild while their parents work. Grandparents often say that grand-parenting is more rewarding in many ways than parenting their own child.