Grandparents' Rights & Access

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Dallas Grandparents’ Rights Attorneys

Helping Grandparents Gain Access to Children in Collin, Tarrant, and Denton Counties

Grandparents play an important role in the care and upbringing of a child. After a divorce, or the death of a parent, the grandparents may find themselves cut off from access to their grandchildren. Thankfully, the Texas Family Code Section 143.432 recognizes the rights of both biological and adoptive grandparents to access to their grandchildren. 

Access to Grandchildren: The Legal Process

The process of gaining access may require taking legal action. To request visitation through the family court system, a legal action may be necessary, called “Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship.” To have the right to visit with your grandchildren, only one parent is required to give permission if the visit occurs during the time when that parent is caring for the child. In some cases, the grandparents may have concerns about a child’s welfare. At Epstein Family Law, our Dallas grandparents’ rights attorneys can help you with the legal process to gain access to your grandchildren. 

The Best Interests of the Child

When making a decision regarding grandparent visitation, the court focuses on what is considered to be in the best interests of the child. If a parent has been deemed incompetent, is incarcerated, or died, the grandparents have the right to seek visitation, or in some cases, the custody of their grandchildren. If you, as a grandparent, have been denied access to your grandchildren, we urge you to meet with us to discuss the situation. Every case has unique facts and circumstances, and our attorney can evaluate your individual situation and advise you if a legal action should be filed to seek access to your grandchildren.

Understanding the Importance of Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships

At Epstein Family Law PC, we believe in the significance of the bond between grandparents and their grandchildren.

Research has shown that maintaining a strong relationship with grandparents can have numerous benefits for children, including:

  • Emotional support and stability
  • Mentoring and guidance
  • Preserving family traditions and values
  • Strengthening family connections
  • Providing a sense of belonging and identity

We understand that circumstances may arise where grandparents may be denied access to their grandchildren. Our dedicated team of Dallas grandparents' rights attorneys is here to help you navigate the legal process and fight for your rights to maintain a meaningful relationship with your grandchildren.

By working with an experienced attorney who specializes in grandparents' rights, you can ensure that the best interests of the child are taken into consideration during the legal proceedings. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge and experience in handling cases in Collin, Tarrant, and Denton counties, and we are committed to providing personalized and compassionate representation tailored to your unique situation.

The Right Attorney for Grandparents’ Rights in Dallas

The experience, knowledge, and skills of your attorney play a very important role in the outcome of a grandparents’ rights case. Our founding attorney, Robert Epstein, Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization which means he has the tested knowledge and experience to handle complex and emotional matters with the utmost professionalism and respect for his clients and their situations. 

Contact us at (972) 232-7673 to discuss gaining legal access to your grandchildren.

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