Family Court

What will I learn about family court?

  1. What is family court?

  2. Why would I go to family court to reconnect with my child or grandchild?

  3. How can a judge’s decision in family court affect my rights as a parent?

  4. How can a judge’s decision in family court affect my rights as a grandparent?

  5. How will a family court judge decide if I get custody or visitation with my child or grandchild?

  6. Are there any convictions that will automatically ban me from reconnecting with my child or grandchild in family court?

  7. What can I show the family court judge that custody or visitation with me is in the “best interest of the child”?

  8. What can I do to show mitigating circumstances related to my criminal record?

  9. What are alternatives to reconnecting with my child/grandchild without going to family court?