Family Law

grandparents visitation rights in Ohio

How Grandparents Get Visitation Rights

Grandparents must file with the court (usually the Court of Common Pleas) to get grandparents visitation rights.  In three instances, grandparent’s legal rights are statutorily protected in Ohio: (See Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 3109.051, 3109.11, and 3109.12.) When married parents separate, terminate, or annul their marriage, or when there is

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Temporary Emergency Child Custody

Child custody determinations generally have to be reviewed by the courts in Ohio and sometimes require the investigation of a Guardian Ad-L item.  The domestic courts in Ohio typically take testimony from both parents and their attorneys and sometimes interview the child, using an “In-Camera Interview” if they possess the

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