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Grandparents' Rights Attorney in Tampa

Tampa Divorce Lawyer for the Rights of Grandparents

While some states provide grandparents with the chance to intervene in a divorce or custody battle to gain visitation rights, the state of Florida usually only honors previous rights for visitation awarded by other states. Even if a parent challenges the visitation rights of a grandparent, a Tampa divorce lawyer from Catherine W. Real, P.A. can argue why your involvement in your grandchild's life should continue.

Though Florida's grandparent visitation law was struck down by the state Supreme Court, some provisions are offered to allow for grandparents to be awarded visitation rights, especially if children must be removed from their parent's care. It may be possible for a grandparent to gain concurrent custody of a grandchild with the parents if an agreement between the two parties can be reached.

Let Attorney Real Stand Up for You

You will need to work with a knowledgeable and experienced Tampa divorce lawyer to fight for your grandchildren. If you retain the services of Attorney Real, she can offer you:

  • More than 35 years’ of experience
  • Insight from a former prosecutor
  • Quality treatment that you deserve

If you are faced with a divorce, you can work with our boutique law firm for the quality representation you deserve. She is able to devote her time and attention to the clients that she represents and fights for them as if the case were her own.

Temporary Custody vs. Permanent Custody

In certain situation, when it is judged to be in the best interest of the child, the state of Florida can grant grandparents temporary custody of their grandchildren. This typically happens when the parent cannot provide proper care for the child or child abuse, neglect, or abandonment is reported,

There is no way for grandparents to petition for permanent custody in Florida. However, Ms. Real is a seasoned family law attorney in Tampa and can demonstrate to the judge that your home is the best place for a grandchild in need of alternative living arrangements. In some instances, temporary custody may also develop into permanent legal guardianship.

Catherine W. Real, P.A. Can Fight for Your Rights

If you have been denied visitation rights as a grandparent, you have the right to bring a suit against the child's parents to enforce reasonable visitation rights. Catherine W. Real, P.A. can fight for the favorable outcome you are seeking in your custody battle.

What to Expect from Catherine W. Real, P.A.

When it comes to protecting the rights of a grandparent, two skills are required:

  • Exceptional knowledge of the law
  • Mediator who can seek a settlement of the case

At Catherine W. Real, P.A., you can trust in the effective legal guidance offered. She provides clients with the attention they deserve, from the moment they step into her office for the initial evaluation. Though not free, the consultation will be the first step toward helping the grandparent achieve their desired case outcome. Get the quality legal guidance you need by calling her firm today.

If you are trying to gain visitation rights to see a grandchild, call Catherine W. Real to discuss your options.

  • Experienced Advocacy

    Get help from the trustworthy legal counsel from a former prosecutor and 35+ years' experience

    More About the Firm
  • Professional Reputation

    Read what real judges have to say about the work Catherine Real provides to her clients.

    Real Testimony
  • Mediation Services

    Our Florida Supreme Court Family Law Mediator offers an alternative to a contested divorce.

    Choose Mediation
  • Request Your Consultation

    Ready to discuss your case? Contact the firm today to request a meeting with Attorney Real.

    Get Started Now

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Tampa Divorce Attorney
Located at: 2110 West Platt Street,
Tampa, FL 33606
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