Does Indiana have Grandparent/Grandparent's Visitation Rights?

Published 03/19/2007 12:39 PM   |    Updated 04/16/2007 02:52 PM

Does Indiana have Grandparent/Grandparent's Visitation Rights?

Yes,  Guidelines information (See or refer to State Code IC-31-17-5) contact Indiana Legislative Information Center   or call 317-232-9856

Grandparent's Visitation:

Right to seek visitation.A child's grandparent may seek visitation rights if:
        (1) the child's parent is deceased;
        (2) the marriage of the child's parents has been dissolved in Indiana; or
        (3) subject to subsection (b), the child was born out of wedlock.
    (b) A court may not grant visitation rights to a paternal grandparent of a child who is born out of wedlock under subsection (a)(3) if the child's father has not established paternity in relation to the child.

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