Grandparents' Rights

When people discuss child custody issues, the primary focus is on what is in the best interest of the child, as it should be. There is also a tendency to focus on making sure that both parents are positioned to play an active role in the child's life even if they are no longer going to be together.

But what about grandparents? Grandparents' rights are often forgotten when thinking about issues of visitation and access. This is a shame, as grandparents can play an important role in a child's development and in maintaining family structure when everything else in a child's life seems to be changing.

Standing Up For The Rights Of Texas Grandparents

At the Law Office of Mark M. Childress, we are compassionate advocates for the rights of grandparents in family law cases. We can answer your questions about your rights and pursue an outcome that makes sense for you and your grandchild.

Are You Seeking Custody Rights?

Custody laws favor parents having custody of their children over all others in most circumstances. However, there are situations that can open the door to the possibility of grandparent custody. This will typically be an option in a case where parents are incarcerated, using drugs or abusing alcohol, or being physically or emotionally abusive to the children.

At our firm, we combine a high level of personal service with the litigation skill necessary to achieve results in this complex area of family law. Whether you are seeking to establish visitation rights or wish to pursue custody of your grandchildren, we are here to help. Contact us today to schedule your with a Fort Worth grandparents' rights lawyer.