Can children request to be heard in family court regarding visitation?

Answer Answer Absolutely! The judge is very interested in the welfare of any child, but, in some cases, although you may not understand the outcome of the courts decisions at the time, they do have your ... Read More »

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New York Family Law Fact Sheet Regarding Grandparents' Visitation?

New York grandparents who wish to see their grandchildren and have a regular visitation schedule may petition the courts for rights in certain situations, though visitation is only granted when it ... Read More »

Can a non-custodial parent lose visitation rights if they continually miss their court ordered visitation?

Merely because the non-custodial parent is unable to attend the court ordered visitation, it does not mean that he or she will automatically loose his or her visitation rights. If the non-custodial... Read More »

If your son's father has not used his court mandated visitation in almost a year can he return to the visitation schedule whenever he chooses?

Answer Yes.Until the court order is changed, it stands and he is well within his rights to excercise his rights. More Opinions As clarification, the court can only award visitation rights, it cann... Read More »

Long Distance Visitation-What is a Standard Long Distance Visitation Order as regards custody and visitation between a separated parent and the children?

There is no standard since families are not "standard". Visitation schedules must be arranged by the parents. If that is not possible then the court will arrange a schedule and the parties must fol... Read More »