Grandparent’s Rights in MN

Quite frequently during divorce and custody cases, a child’s grandparents are forgotten, and their role and right to visitation and upbringing. This can be complicated due to the fact that without legal directives, a parent has no obligation to allow grandparents visitation rights. Now, what is in the best interest of the child is of the utmost importance and sometimes this can mean that grandparents should play a more prominent role in a child’s life. And because of changing family dynamics and that there can be upheaval in a parent’s life, children may be better off in the care of a relative such as a grandparent.