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IF YOU DON’T AGREE, SAY SO LOUD ENOUGH

Wife filed for divorce.  They had an oral settlement agreement.  The Judge granted the divorce.  Wife appealed. Wife alleged that she was pushed into settlement by her attorney.  She alleged that she had no choice.  The Appellate Court said that was insufficient to invalidate the settlement agreement. A property settlement should not be disregarded simply [...]

GRANDPARENT VISITATION and THE BALANCING ACT WITH CHILD’S MOTHER

Alice is a single mother raising a minor child, E.H..   Cory is the father of E.H. Alice and Cory were never married.  They never lived together. Alice and E.H. live with E.H.'s maternal grandparents. Cindy is Cory's mother and the paternal grandmother of E.H. Cindy filed a petition for grandparent visitation against Alice.  There was [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|Step-parent and Grandparent Rights|0 Comments

DON’T BE TOO HASTY ABOUT CUTTING GRANDPARENTS OUT OF YOUR CHILDREN’S LIVES

  The maternal grandparents filed a petition. They wanted permanent and temporary grandparent visitation of their two minor grandchildren.  The mother of the children had been killed in a car accident.  Their father had been seriously injured. Father needed lengthy hospitalization and rehab. The children were 3 and 7 years old at the time of [...]