November 10, 2017 Collin County Extended Family Rights Grandparents and other persons who have frequent interaction with children who are not their own are often involved in legal disputes or have questions involving issues such as: Custody Visitation Guardianship Adoption When “Grandparents’ Rights” And Parental Rights Are At Odds Perhaps you are a mother or father engaged in conflict with a grandparent or grandparents. We represent parents who are in conflict with grandparents or other parties who may be attempting to overstep their boundaries. In this role, we defend your parental rights and the presumption that you, as a fit parent, will act in the best interest of your children. If you are struggling with a grandparent who seeks court intervention to exercise visitation with your children, contact us. Our lawyers can help you defend your rights as a fit parent to direct the upbringing of your children the way you see fit. Collin County Grandparent Rights Litigation “Grandparents’ rights,” per se, are very limited. Parental rights, on the other hand, are paramount and protected under our U.S. Constitution. Our attorneys will draw upon our knowledge and experience to help you, as a parent, protect your precious role as the decision maker and protector of your children. However, if as a grandparent, you have concerns that your grandchildren are at risk of harm or abuse at the hands of an unfit parent, we can advocate for you in seeking a stable and safe environment for them. We Will Help You Take The Long View With Regard To Your Grandparent Child Custody And Visitation Rights Issues Whether you are a parent seeking to limit grandparent contact or a grandparent or other family member attempting to obtain visitation or privileges or custody of a child, our attorneys know that this type of conflict can have a long-term psychological impact on the entire family structure. It is important to weigh the potential costs and benefits of resolving questions of access through the court or other alternative dispute resolution methods. At The Ramage Law Group, we will advise you of the best way to move forward based on your unique case. Contact a McKinney family law attorney to schedule a consultation regarding any family law matter concerning parental rights and grandparent rights regarding access and custody.