Grandparents’ Rights Attorney in Twin Falls
Defending Your Rights as a Grandparent
In the state of Idaho, grandparents have a legal right to seek visitation with their grandchildren. Court-ordered visitation rights may be requested at any time, including when the grandchild’s parents are separating, divorced, or after either parent’s death. These life-changing events can often result in one or both parents attempting to limit the amount of time you see your grandchild, in which case it’s important that you understand your legal options. At Roy, Nielson, Platts, McGee & Schoettger, our experienced Twin Falls grandparents’ rights attorneys can assist you with compassionate and skilled legal guidance. We understand complicated family laws and can assess your unique situation in order to find the best route forward.
Interested in learning how our Twin Falls grandparents’ rights attorneys can assist you? Call the firm at (208) 918-0142 for an initial consultation.
How Our Firm Can Help
Obtaining court-ordered visitation rights as a grandparent in Idaho requires that the grandparent proves that visitation is “in the best interests of the child.” This requirement can extend to the physical and mental health, wellbeing, and safety of a child, or can be a simple matter of proving an established relationship between you and your grandchild. Grandparents’ rights can also include seeking custody of grandchildren who are not being adequately or properly cared for by their parents.
No matter the reason you are pursuing grandparents’ rights, our firm is here to help. At Roy, Nielson, Platts, McGee & Schoettger, we can assist you with:
- Understanding your legal options as a grandparent
- Seeking visitation or custody of your grandchild
- Providing open, honest answers to your questions
- Preparing for formal, required hearings
- Filing your initial petition in district court
We offer compassionate, personalized legal help for those seeking to exercise grandparents’ rights in Twin Falls and the nearby areas. We have a combined 85+ years of experience in family law, giving us the necessary skills and resources to handle your case. We understand that fighting for your rights as a grandparent can be emotional and overwhelming—let us make the process easier for you.
To learn more about how our team can help you, contact our firm today at (208) 918-0142.