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We often get questions from grandparents asking about their legal rights to see and visit their grandchildren.
This guide aims to help grandparents and other nonparent caregivers understand state laws when it comes to the visitation, access, and care of children in Texas.
This e-book contains information on grandparents and their rights. E-books can be viewed by those who have signed up for a free library account with the State Law Library. Only Texas residents are eligible to sign up. Signing up is free.
Volume 1, Objective B, Task B2 discusses the rights of grandparents in child custody cases.
Chapter 44 covers grandparents and other nonparents while Chapter 46 covers authorization for care of a child.
These print books at the State Law Library contain information on grandparents' rights. If you are not able to visit the State Law Library in Austin, these books might be available at a law library near you or a public library near you.
See Chapter 4, Part J for discussion of lawsuits involving grandparent possession and access.