Legal Question in Family Law in Virginia

Do we as aunt and uncle have a right to our nieces and nephew for visitation?

Asked on 6/03/13, 9:40 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Hendrickson Law Office Michael E. Hendrickson

Yes, you certainly should have the right to petition for visitation with your nieces

and nephews as "persons with a legitimate interest" per Va. Code Sec. 20-124.1

if for no good reason the parent(s) or guardians of these children are refusing

you the opportunitiy to have reasonable visitation with them.

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Answered on 6/03/13, 9:50 pm

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