You love your children. You also love your grandchildren, and no matter what may currently be transpiring between your son or daughter and his or her soon-to-be former spouse, you likely want what is best for everyone. Most Georgia grandparents understand that there is little or nothing they can do regarding adult children’s decisions to divorce; after all, you raised your child to be independent and make his or her own choices.
If you are in this situation, you probably asked yourself the following question: How can you help your adult child, as well as your grandchildren move toward a new, happy lifestyle?
These ideas may help
Other grandparents in similar situations have cited some of the following tips as helpful in their journeys:
Are you trying to get custody?
Your situation may be a bit more tumultuous than merely trying to determine where you are going to spend your next Thanksgiving. If you believe your grandchildren are at risk in some way, and you feel compelled to bring it to the court’s attention, you may become involved in a custody dispute. Other grandparents have done so by reaching out to experienced family law advocates for guidance.
While it’s always possible to go it alone in court, it’s generally ill-advised. Obtaining a satisfactory solution to a particular legal problem is almost always easier when acting alongside competent representation.