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Grandparents Rights

Grandparents’ rights and their role can be a delicate issue and are often one of the many things that need to be considered when a relationship breaks down, or there is some sort of family dispute.

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While grandparents often take on a parental role, providing additional childcare while parents are at work, for example, this doesn’t mean they have legal rights or responsibilities.

To ensure that grandparents have visitation rights, it is sometimes necessary to pursue grandparents’ rights through negotiation or by way of a court order.

Grandparents don’t automatically have rights regarding children. However, it is usually in everyone’s best interests that all family relationships are maintained, even if parents break up. Courts can order contact between children and grandparents if it is deemed to be in the children’s best interests.

At Jones Whyte, our solicitors can help you guarantee your grandparent’s rights.

Our office is based in Glasgow City Centre. We have clients across the whole of Scotland, and provide support to clients across the UK. If you don’t live close by we will arrange alternative means of communication. Get in contact today for legal help.

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Grandparents Rights In Scotland

Grandparents in Scotland don’t automatically have the right to contact their grandchildren.

During a family dispute or breakdown, this can be secured through court order or family mediation. Our family solicitors can represent you in court, and be there to ensure that mediation results in an outcome that benefits everyone.

In court, the main driving force behind a decision will be the welfare of the child. An application for contact from grandparents is treated the same way as an application from a parent.

Depending on the age of the child, the court will take his or her view into account.

Whether you are going through mediation or court action, our family lawyers at Jones Whyte will assist you with any family issues and always provide you with expert legal advice.

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The family law experts at Jones Whyte are highly experienced in dealing with mediation, court and all sorts of tribunals.

Our experienced solicitors have handled a number of cases related to:

Contact our Jones Whyte Family Law team today to ensure you receive the best possible outcome. As experts in the legal profession, we specialise in providing advice on various aspects of family law.

Our team is here to assist you through this challenging period.

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