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.