SB 1325 Modifies the law relating to visitation rights for grandparents
LR Number:4717S.01I Fiscal Note:4717-01
Committee:Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action:03/17/04 - Hearing Conducted S Aging, Families, Mental and Journal page:
Public Health Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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SB 1325 - This act modifies the law regarding visitation rights for grandparents.

New language specifies that grandparents have the right to file a motion for modification of a dissolution decree to seek visitation rights when:

-visitation has been denied to them; or

-there is only one surviving parent and they deny reasonable visitation to the grandparents; or

-the child has resided in the grandparent's home for at least six months within the year that the petition was filed; and

-they are unreasonably denied visitation for longer than ninety days.