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2018 Regular Session



Family Law - Grandparent Visitation

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier


In the Senate - Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the circumstances under which an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child; and authorizing the court to consider parental consent or, if consent is not present, to determine whether visitation rights are in the best interest of the child and do not interfere with the parent-child relationship.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Klausmeier
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB1032 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Child Custody -see also- Parents and Guardians
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Local Government Mandates
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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May 11, 2018 2:04 P.M.