ERIC Number: EJ462179
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Grandparents' Rights: Implications for Family Specialists.
Purnell, Marie; Bagby, Beatrice H.
Family Relations, v42 n2 p173-78 Apr 1993
Notes that every state has passed laws giving grandparents right to petition courts for privilege of visiting their grandchildren. Family specialists need to understand nature of grandparents' rights laws because these laws affect their duties. Asserts that research findings and expert witness testimonies of family specialists should be included in court proceedings determining children's best interests. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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