Grandparents’ Rights in Texas

In a recent news story in US Weekly, it was revealed that Priscilla Presley is caring for her grandchildren.

 

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In Texas, grandparents have few rights. Grandparents’ rights are limited when the parents are acting in the children’s best interest. However, grandparents can fight for conservatorship in Texas when the child is in danger. This tends to come into play a lot with drug abuse or other criminal charges.

 

Grandparent's have the burden of proof to show that it is in the child’s best interest for them to have visitation or custody.

 

Learn more about grandparents rights in Texas

 

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