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.