What are your visitation rights as a grandparent in Wisconsin?
If you wish to visit your grandchild but their parent objects, you must file a petition requesting visitation. There is a list of factors that must be present in order to be granted visitation rights. Such factors include that the grandparent has attempted to maintain a relationship with the child, and that the child is not adopted.
Ultimately, the court will determine the final decision according to what aligns with the child’s best interests.
For guidance through your family law matters, contact Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C. When you wish the guard your relationship with your grandchild, it is important to involve experienced legal counsel.