Cedar Rapids Grandparent Visitation Attorneys
When a couple that shares a child separates or divorces, the grandparents of that child may be subsequently barred from visitation due to a number of reasons. While a difficult situation to overcome, there are some situations in which a grandparent may be able to petition the court to see their grandchild.
At Arenson Law Group, PC, our grandparent visitation lawyers understand how important your relationship with your grandchild is. We know that this is an overwhelming, frustrating, and confusing situation, and our dedicated attorneys want to help you better understand the law as it applies to your family.
Granting Grandparent Visitation Rights
In the state of Iowa, there are a few situations in which a grandparent may petition for the right to see their grandchild. However, if DHS is involved in the situation at all, securing grandparent visitation rights can become a lot more difficult. In general, you may be able to petition for grandparent visitation rights if all of the following are proven true:
- The parent of the child is unfit to care for him or her
- It is in the best interest of the child
- The grandparent has a substantial relationship with the child
At Arenson Law Group, PC, we know that this is likely a difficult time for you and your family, and the laws on grandparent visitation can be confusing, especially as they apply to your unique situation.
Contact a Grandparent Visitation Lawyer in Cedar Rapids
Contact the grandparent visitation attorneys of Arenson Law Group, PC, to speak with an experienced team about child visitation rights. Our Cedar Rapids lawyers can help you understand how Iowa law applies to your situation and your family. Call (319) 363-8199 today for more information or to discuss your specific case with a member of our staff.
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