Category Archives: Grandparents’ rights

Grandparent visitation and the law

Mississippi’s statutory laws specific to grandparent visitation are found in Miss. Code Ann. §§93-16-1 et seq.  Although grandparents may find avenues elsewhere in the statutes to support a claim for visitation, the grandparent visitation statutes can be an excellent place … Continue reading

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Grandparents – do they have any rights at all?

In the ever increasing age of grandparents raising grandchildren, what rights do grandparents really have?  Do they have any at all?  What happens if grandparents have raised a grandchild for any length of time and suddenly a biological parent appears … Continue reading

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Considering Child – Grandparent Relationships
For Your Child’s Sake

Grandparents play an important role in a child’s life.  Unfortunately, in Mississippi, grandparents have no enforceable right to visit with their grandchildren except in these three circumstances – If the child’s parent dies, loses custody or loses parental rights, the parent(s) of … Continue reading

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