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New laws could impact child custody arrangements

The governor of Missouri has recently signed a bill into law that could impact parents and their parenting time after divorce. This new law could equalize how child custody is determined in a divorce and may be a step in the right direction toward equalizing custody rights between fathers and mothers. This new law would require that custody arrangements be based on the best interests of the child, not the gender of the parent.

What does Missouri law say about grandparents' rights?

Missouri readers know that grandparents play an important role in the life and development of their grandchildren. In some situations, the grandparents must assume a more parental role, providing care, housing or financial support to their grandchildren. When these situations arise, it is important to protect one's rights by seeking the counsel of a lawyer experienced in grandparents' rights. 

Defending grandparents' rights in Missouri

Family law encompasses a wide range of matters, including divorce, paternity, financial support and even non-traditional custody arrangements. In Missouri, there are laws specifically pertaining to grandparents' rights for visitation and custody. When cases involve complex custody matters or visitation issues, it is typically beneficial to work with a team that understands how to carefully and thoughtfully navigate these circumstances. 

Do grandparents have legal rights to custody in Missouri?

After parents divorce, it can change the dynamic of the entire family, affecting grandparents and other family members. In particularly complex situations, grandparents could be denied visitation with their grandchildren, even if there is no reason for preventing contact. When complicated family situations arise, it is useful to understand the legal rights of grandparents in Missouri.

Understanding the legal rights of grandparents in Missouri

In certain situations, grandparents may have concerns and questions regarding their legal rights for visitation or custody. In some cases, grandparents may wish to pursue court-ordered visitation with their grandchildren or even seek custody. These cases are complex, making it most beneficial for a grandparent to seek counsel from a legal professional knowledgeable in the legal rights of grandparents in Missouri.

Grandparents' rights: do they exist for Missouri residents?

Grandparents' rights are a complicated issue during a divorce in any state, including in Missouri. Many grandparents wish to apply for custody, because of certain circumstances, or at least have visitation rights to their grandchildren. Because most states do not have legally recognized grandparents' rights, the results of these cases can dramatically vary from one instance to the next.

Grandparents' rights a growing issue in divorce cases

There are a growing number of grandparents who are raising their children, in Missouri and across the country, bringing this issue of grandparents' rights into the national spotlight. Typically, this is an issue that is commonly seen during divorce cases. However, grandparents' rights often come into question when the biological parents are unable to care for their children, and grandparents feel that they need to become involved.

Understanding grandparents' rights could help Missouri residents

Grandparents' rights can be a controversial and emotional topic. Some situations are more complicated than others. A recent story involving grandparents' rights could hit close to home for some Missouri grandparents that could be fighting for custody or visitation rights with their grandchildren.

Missouri grandparents' rights could benefit one's health

Grandparents' rights can be a controversial subject for those that have close ties to the topic. Missouri grandparents looking to exercise their grandparents' rights may benefit from information published in a recent article. Some basic facts were provided as to why these rights can be difficult to obtain without the proper knowledge.

Grandparents' rights could benefit Missouri grandparents

Missouri grandparents that are raising their grandchildren may take a special interest in the laws that are designed to protect grandparents' rights. In today's society many grandparents are in a situation in which they need to raise their grandchildren for various reasons. A recent case involving grandparents' rights has made headlines for several reasons.

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