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Grandparent Visitation
BEARDEN V. MAULDIN 2007-CA-001888 PUBLISHED: REVERSING IN PART, VACATING IN PART, AND REMANDING PANEL: BUCKINGHAM PRESIDING; LAMBERT AND MOORE CONCUR COUNTY: JEFFERSON Mom appealed from TC’s order denying her motion to set aside TC’s judgment awarding permanent custody of Daughter to Paternal Grandparents. Mom further appealed from TC’s order denying her motion for visitation, where...
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ZOELLER V. GUTTERMAN FAMILY LAW: GRANDPARENT VISITATION AND ADOPTION 2006-CA-002141 PUBLISHED: AFFIRMING PANEL: THOMPSON, PRESIDING; NICKELL, STUMBO CONCUR COUNTY: JEFFERSON DATE RENDERED: 10/26/2007
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Following the digest of Keenan v Dawson, Michigan Court of Appeals Docket No 265725, decided June 5, 2007, Updates In Michigan Family Law gives some great practice pointers in handling grandparent visitation cases.
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Howard Basham at How Appealing has posted amicus briefs for and against writ of certiorari in a grandparent visitation case in the US. Supreme Court, Fausey v. Hiller, No. 06-863.
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This case is not yet final. Vanwinkle v. Petry, __ S.W.3d __ (Ky. App. 2007), 2007 WL 121965 (Ky. App.) Trial Court ordered that Grandparents were to approve any change in Mother’s visitation with children, though Mother and Father shared joint custody. Trial Court also, sua sponte, increased maternal grandparents’ visitation with minor grandchildren from...
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The Family Law Prof Blog reports: “Many thought the U.S. Supreme Court had essentially settled this issue in 2000 when it ruled that Tommie Granville, a mother in Washington state, could limit to once a month her two girls’ contact with their paternal grandparents after the girls’ father had committed suicide. But the issue is...
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Two More State Supreme Courts Uphold Grandparent Visitation Laws – Despite the Supreme Court’s Holding that They Can Be Unconstitutional is an online article by Joanna Grossman posted yesterday. In it she digests the recent Utah and Pennsylvania cases upholding grandparent visitation along with links to them, to Troxel and to other post-Troxel cases “Importantly,...
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Much ado has been made over the Kentucky Supreme Court footnote 16 in Lisa Baker v. Ernie Fletcher, but on June 15, 2006, (now final) it appears that another gratuitous footnote was made. In B.F. v. T.D., the same-sex custody case based on the defacto custodian statute, at footnote 1, the court says “We also...
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ED v. Commonwealth of Kentucky and Cabinet for Health and Family Services, 152 SW3d 261 (Ky.App., 2004) District Court order permitting grandparent to visit during parents’ visitation time was insufficient to entitle grandmother to visitation after parental rights of parents were terminated. Statute governing grandparent visitation requires a visitation order issued by Circuit Court prior...
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