Grandparent Rights to Custody & Visitation in Pennsylvania

I recently had a client who called to inquire about the rights of her in-laws (child's grandparents) to see her child.  She originally thought that she did not have to let them see her child.  Yes, a grandparent can file for a custody order in certain circumstances.First of all, grandparents can seek visitation and partial … Continue reading Grandparent Rights to Custody & Visitation in Pennsylvania

Child Custody: I Want Full Custody!

By Matthew T. Hovey, Esquire Quite often a parent comes in for an initial consultation and expresses the desire to seek “full custody” of his/her child(ren). The term “full custody,” however, means a lot of different things to different people. Even amongst practitioners, terms like “full custody,” “primary custody,” and “visitation” can mean a variety … Continue reading Child Custody: I Want Full Custody!