Grandparents' Rights

January 30, 2017


The State Law Library often receives questions from grandparents regarding their rights to visit and make decisions for their grandchildren.

This research guide includes information on:

  • Texas statutes governing grandparents' rights in child custody issues
  • "Plain English" summaries of grandparents' rights
  • Information from the Attorney General on visitation laws for grandparents
  • Texas Kincare Primer, a resource for relative caregivers
  • Hotlines and organizations assisting with family law issues

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