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Archives: Grandparent Rights
Published: Thursday, February 6th, 2020
After a year of writing this column for the Wisconsin Law Journal, it is time to take a look back at the main issues for the year.
Published: Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
Should courts ever grant grandparents’ visitation rights against parents’ wishes?
Published: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
The WI Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a grandparent-visitation case that might affect the law in an important and highly emotional area.
Published: Friday, February 23rd, 2018
On March 1, 2018, Loeb & Herman will debut Wisconsin Family Law Case Finder, a subscription based legal research service specifically designed for family law attorneys.
Published: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Will the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision in In re Meister expand grandparent visitation litigation in Wisconsin?
Published: Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Wisconsin Supreme Court expands the law of grandparent visitation, perhaps at the expense of children.
Published: Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Wisconsin Supreme Court reverses Court of Appeals in grandparent visitiation case.
Published: Thursday, July 9th, 2015
One of the most difficult and emotional issues in this field is grandparent visitation. Often, grandparents serve as surrogate parents and are very close to their grandchildren. Yesterday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court accepted review for the first time in a grandparent visitation case.
Published: Monday, February 1st, 2010
On the other hand, one’s heart has to go out to grandparents who have lost a child through death and then run the risk of losing their grandchildren due to the capriciousness of the surviving parent. Yet both sides cannot be right.
Published: Thursday, March 1st, 2001
Wisconsin law is a mixture of different standing requirements and standards for grandparent visitation and other third-party intervention. Thus, some of these statutes are vulnerable to constitutional attack in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision.