As a result of Florida’s high population of elderly, and in turn, grandparents, the issue of grandparent visitation rights is often of interest to its residents. Grandparents can have amazing influence on the children, be extremely helpful to the parents, and be an extremely important part of the children in Florida’s lives. That said, this doesn’t give grandparents enforceable legal rights. The Florida Bar Journal recently published the following article which provides an excellent summary of the evolution of grandparent visitation rights and the current status of the law regarding same.
Read the Florida Bar Journal Article here.