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Maine Grandparents Rights in Divorce
Grandparent Rights to Visitation:Visitation may be granted if at least one of the child's parents or legal guardians has died. Until October 1, 1995, visitation also may be granted if there is a sufficient existing relationship between the grandparents and the grandchild or if a sufficient effort has been made to establish one. In all cases, the visitation must be in the child's best interest and not significantly interfere with any parent-child relationship. Additional affidavit required.Title 19, Maine Revised Statutes Annotated, Section 1001 (19 M.R.S.A. 1001 et seq.).
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"A Plain English Guide to Protecting Your Children"
Author: Mary L. Boland, Attorney at Law
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