Grandparent Visitation After a Divorce

Family Code section 3104 governs whether or not a court can order a parent to allow grandparents to have visitation with children after the parents of the children are divorced. Grandparents can file a petition for visitation. A schedule for visitation will be ordered if the family court finds that it is in the children’s best interest to have the grandparents’ in their lives and if the family court can balance the interest of the children in having their grandparents in their lives against the right of parents to raise the children.

If a petition for grandparent visitation is filed, it means that one or both parents are preventing the minor children from visiting with the grandparents. When addressing a request that the grandparents be allowed to visit their grandchildren, the court assumes that grandparent visitation is not in the children’s best interest.


If you need a divorce lawyer in the Orange County area to discuss grandparent visitation, contact Treviño Law, Inc. Conveniently located off of the 5 and 405 freeway at Lake Forest.


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23151 Moulton Parkway
Laguna Hills, California
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