Would godparents be able to get visitation rights?

Answer Answer No.Godparents are not recognized as having the legal status to petition the court for visitation rights to minor children.That being the case, visitation of minor children would only be pos... Read More »

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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 »

What are the rights of Godparents if the state takes custody of children?

Answer The courts prefer the child be placed with a member of the family if they are fit to look after this child. However, as Godparents you do have rights to fight this and if you have spent a g... Read More »

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 »

Can you regain custody or visitation rights once parental rights have been terminated in Virginia after child has been adopted?

Ideally both parents would sit down and talk but it looks like that won't happen so depending on the resolve of the fathers parents, the case could end up in the courts, there is no way to tell wha... Read More »