Do step-parents have visitation rights in Georgia?

Answer No. There are no provisions in the laws of Georgia that provide step-parents with visitation rights. A step-parent has no legal standing. They would need to bring suit and take their chances with a... Read More »

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Does a father that was ruled unfit by a judge due to a juvenile charge have any visitation rights after the mother signed over her rights to her parents and they have not let father meet or see child?

That would vary from state to state, and court to court. You would need to contact your state child welfare department, and perhaps an attorney.

Can a non-custodial parent with visitation move to another state and still have visitation rights?

Yes. In most jurisdictions, a move out of state by either parent is sufficient cause to re-assess a child's access schedule. The new schedule will take into account the best interests of the child,... Read More »

Georgia Laws on Father's Rights to Visitation Before Divorce?

Prior to divorce, spouses often have an unclear idea of child custody rights. While a schedule of visitation is usually stated in a final divorce agreement, rights are less well-defined before divo... Read More »

What are the legal rights of children to stay with step parents vs bio parents?