Skip to Main Content
my account

Grandparents' Rights

This legal research guide provides information on the rights of grandparents in regard to their grandchildren, including custody issues.

General Information

About This Guide

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.

General Information

E-Books Available from the State Law Library

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.

Books at the State Law Library

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.