Family Law Attorney in Fairfield, Connecticut
There are few moments as precious as time spent between grandchild and grandparent. But when this special relationship is compromised by acrimony between parents, in-laws and other family members, child and grandparent alike are left in the cold.
At the Brian D. Kaschel Law Office, I help grandparents with a wide range of issues involving child custody, visitation and other critical family law matters. As a grandparent, you have rights. I can help you assert them.
Contact my law office today online or by telephone at 866-603-8810 to speak with an experienced Fairfield, Connecticut, grandparents' rights lawyer.
Standing Up for Grandparents' Rights
When parents become estranged after a divorce, it is sometimes difficult for grandparents to have access to their grandchildren. In some cases, grandparents may fear for the welfare of the child because of the negligent behavior of the parents. In either case, grandparents may have legal rights in regard to child custody and visitation.
In order to petition the court for visitation rights, grandparents or other third parties must show they have a parent like relationship with the child and that denying visitation would cause harm to the child. Some of the factors that could go into proving that belief would be that:
- They have a pre-existing parent-like relationship with the child
- They raised the child for a period of time
- The parent/parents are unfit to raise the child
- Denying visitation rights to the grandparent would be detrimental to the child
As an experienced family law attorney, I can help you understand your rights. As a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and attorney form minor children, I have been appointed by the court to represent children in the legal system. If you feel your rights as a grandparent have been compromised, I am here to stand up for your rights.
Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation Today
If you are facing a grandparents' rights issue, I am here to answer your questions and help you explore your legal options. Contact my law office today online or by telephone at 866-603-8810 to speak with an experienced Fairfield, Connecticut, family lawyer. I am conveniently located in downtown Fairfield with plenty of free parking available right at my office.