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Grandparent Issues: Kansas
(Provided by: Divorce Source, Inc. Staff)Grandparent Rights to Visitation:Go to: Grandparent Issues Informational SectionVisitation may be granted in a custody order.Kansas Statutes Annotated, Section 601616 (K.S.A. §60-1616).
When Adoption Occurs:Adoption terminates rights unless you are the parent of the child's deceased parent and the surviving parent's spouse adopts.Child Custody Statutes:Best interest of child considering:Parents May Choose:K.S.A. §60-16-1610(a)(3).
- any agreement of the parties;
- length of time child has been under actual care and control of any person other than a parent and the circumstances involved;
- desires of the parties;
- desires of child;
- interaction and interrelationship between child and parties, siblings and other significant persons;
- child's adjustment to home, school and community;
- each party's willingness and ability to respect and appreciate the bond between the child and the other party;
- any evidence of spousal abuse; and
- any other relevant factor.Four types of custody are recognized, in the following order of preference:K.S.A. §601610(a)(3).
- divided (if 2 or more children); and
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