Beyond Grandparents Day, the Legal Battle for Grandparent Rights Continues

Grandparents Day is supposed to be joyous, yet some are locked in visitation battles that last for years. Credit: jupiterimages
Richard Victor ...
Richard Victor was three years out of law school when he heard a story about a grandmother being denied visits with her grandchildren after her daughter died of cancer. It was the 1970's and the young lawyer couldn't help but think about how one day his own family, or any other, for that matter, could be affected by a similar fate.

Born on September 11: A Birthday Forever Changed

Dinetta Wallach and her daughter Gabrielle, whose birthday is on September 11. From their downtown Manhattan neighborhood, they had a direct view...When your birthday falls on the same date as one of the worst tragedies of humankind, yearly celebrations take a backseat to memorial services. Four families with children born on that horrific day share their stories.

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Miley Cyrus' 9-Year-old Little Sis Gets Halloween All Wrong

Noah Cyrus, 9, dressed for Halloween. Juan Rico, Fame Pictures
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Trick-or-treating shouldn't be frightening for parents. With some common sense and an eye toward safety, it'll be a fun evening for all.

Grandparent Polls: The Results Are In

You may only have one or two grandparents in your life, but nationwide, they are 70 million strong. Since Grandparents Day is around the corner --...

Grandparent Rights - State-by-State Rulings

States differ on their criteria for granting grandparents visitation and the National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights keeps track of s...

Grandparent Rights - The Legacy of Troxel v. Granville

If grandparents in traditional families sometimes feel neglected, those who are part of troubled family units suffer even more so. Amy Goyer, grandpar...

Grandparent Rights in the Spotlight

Michael Jackson's untimely death that led to his 79-year-old mother, Katherine Jackson, being granted full custody of his three children has brought...


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