As a grandparent, you have certain rights regarding the relationship with your grandchildren. You have the right to seek custody under cetain circumstances if there is a threat to the child’s well-being. Whether you are looking for custody or visitation with your grandchildren, our Tigard grandparent rights lawyers at Evans & Hubbard Attorneys At Law can help you, in Beaverton, Lake Oswego, or a surrounding region. We have an in-depth understanding of your rights as a grandparent under the law, and we are prepared to help you assert them.
If you have questions, talk to our attorneys.
There is a constitutional presumption in favor of the authority of the parents. However, if a grandparent can show the court that the grandchild’s needs are being neglected by the parents, or that the parents are not equipped to care for the child (such as drug/alcohol abuse, psychological problems, etc.), then you may be able to be granted legal custody and/or visitation. It is important that you work with an attorney to advocate for you in front of the court.
The court considers many factors when granting custody or visitation, such as:
At our firm, we are focused on protecting your rights as a grandparent in a way that is in the best interests of the child. Our attorneys can walk you through the paperwork, the family court systems, and work to ensure that you and your grandchild’s interests are safeguarded. We can provide compassionate, knowledgeable, and hands-on approach every step of the way.
Contact our team to explore your legal options.