Recent Posts in Visitation Category

Setting Emotions Aside Post Divorce

There are times when you may be so angry at your soon-so-be ex-spouse that you may want to use their own children against them. Not only would this be terrible for your divorce settlement but it could ...

Common Visitation Concerns

If you are in the process of deciding visitation for your child, you may have questions such as whether the court will decide a visitation schedule or not. In most cases, a judge will prefer that you ...

Visitation Dispute Leads to Violence

While deciding visitation may not always be an easy choice for two parents, it should never lead to violence like it did in Bay Shore, NY. Police were called to the home of a man after gunshots were ...

What is Parental Access?

In the state of New York, child visitation is now referred to as "parental access" in the court system. If a judge has granted joint custody or legal custody of a child, child visitation is normally ...

Grandparental Rights and Visitation

Recent cases across the country have raised the question of whether or not there is such a legal point of grandparental rights in the case of visitation. Although it varies by state the traditional ...

Khloe Kardashian’s Husband Suing Over Child Support and Visitation

Khloe Kardashian's husband, Lamar Odom, is suing his ex, Liza Morales, over some child support and visitation matters involving their two children. He reportedly filed a petition asking for the judge ...

Horman’s Child Custody Battle Rages Amidst Accusations

The Oregonian has reported that Kaine Horman's lawyers are being accused by Terri Moulton Horman's lawyers of unjustly targeting her right to unsupervised visitation with the couple's daughter with an ...

States Explore Virtual Visitation

Some states, like Illinois, are discovering that virtual visitation is actually written into law. While phone conversations were the traditional method of communication for the non-custodial parent, ...

Woman Sues for Visitation Rights with Elephant

A shocking story has been hitting news sites. In Tennessee, a woman has sued for visitation rights with an elephant. The woman filed her lawsuit after she was fired from an animal refuge Center that ...

Did Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva Sign a Child Custody Agreement?

Earlier this week, it was announced that Mel Gibson and his former girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, had reached a child custody agreement back in May 2010. Allegedly, the agreement clearly outline that ...

North Carolina Woman has Visitation Rights Revoked

In Raleigh, North Carolina, officials in the state ruled that the woman who is at the center of the Duke lacrosse case will not be permitted to see her children. The decision was announced after a ...

Man who Murdered Stepdaughter Granted Visitation with His Son

Since the month of June, it has been reported that Charslene Gomez has been fighting numerous battles including the loss of her two-year-old daughter. During a World Cup soccer game, her husband was ...

Mel Gibson agrees to Having Monitor present during Visitation

It is reported that actor Mel Gibson voluntarily requested that a monitor be present during his visitation with his daughter, Lucia. The monitor is not mandated by the court, but has family law ...

Jesse James Gets Physical Custody of His Daughter

On Tuesday, an Orange County judge ruled that Jesse James could move his daughter (Sunny) to Texas. It is believed that James would like to move to Texas in order to be closer to his former wife, ...

Mel Gibson will Not Lose Visitation Rights

Recent news reports indicate that despite the ongoing custody battle between actor Mel Gibson and his former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, Gibson will not be stripped of his visitation rights. Sources ...

Same-Sex Custody Case at State Supreme Court

In Vermont, the Supreme Court is dealing with whether or not same-sex partners should have the same custody and visitation rights as heterosexual couples. Two woman are dealing with the custody ...

Tonya Craft has Private Visitation Hearing

This week, it is reported that Tonya Craft and her husband had a private hearing to discuss the visitation schedule she will have with her two children. The hearing took place behind closed doors with ...

Notifying the court of Parental Relocation

Often times, parents assume that because they have child custody, they can leave their state without notifying the courts. Yet, the truth is, anytime parents are relocating they need to notify the ...

NY Supreme Court Rules for Rights of Same-Sex Parents

The New York State Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex parents are guaranteed consideration for child custody or visitation in the event of divorce or death. Before this ruling, the non-biological ...

Woman Charged with Child Molestation May Receive Visitation Rights

At this time, news sources reveal that while the father of Tonya Craft's two children is opposed to a child custody arrangement, he is open to allowing Craft to have visitation. According to documents ...

Parenting Time and Divorce

When parents get divorced it’s important to put stability back into a child’s life, and one way to make this happen is to establish parenting time. Parenting time can be defined as the ...

New Terms for Child Custody & Visitation

Some states are adopting new legislation to amend the current child custody and visitation laws. Let’s use Florida as an example. In October 2008 a new law went into effect that requires divorcing ...

Grandparents' Rights to Custody & Visitation

Grandparents are often at a disadvantage when it comes to certain family law issues, particularly visitation rights and child custody. It can be difficult for a grandparent to obtain visitation rights ...