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Manhattan Grandparent's Rights

In New York almost any Manhattan Family Lawyer will advise their clients, when marriages dissolve through divorce, a break up, or legal separation, there are others affected by that development. Children often end up as the focus of Child Support, Child Visitation, and Guardianship issues. The lives of grandparents, however, are often transformed by the incident also. A Manhattan Grandparents Rights Lawyer understands how important you as grandparents are in the lives of children—and similarly how grandchildren improve your life. A Manhattan Grandparents Rights Attorney with the office of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC will consult for free those longing to defend these special relationships and fight for grandparents rights.

The privileges of visitation and guardianship of grandparents are very inhibited, causing a formidable challenge. The parental rights are vastly different from Grandparents rights, and thus our attorneys have increased their training in these differences. New York accepts some of the most succinct provisions concerning grandparent custodianship; however they are very complicated. New York law does afford the right of visitation to grandparents in cases where parent(s) have passed away, but only if deemed as a wholesome plan for the child. This being the predominate issue— grandparents will most likely be granted access to the children by Manhattan Family Courts if judged to be beneficial for the child.

An experienced Manhattan Grandparents Rights Attorney will explain your rights as a grandparent, and offer support to those longing to have more time with their grandkids. In instances when one or both of a child’s parents expires, we available to aid you in obtaining permanent guardianship of the child. Our lawyers also guide grandparents in requesting the custody of children when the parents are incompetent in providing their care.

Plainly, it behooves you and your grandchild if you fully comprehend the necessary steps to maintain involvement in the kid’s life. Please call us at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, and we will review with you the options available. Our attorneys want to reach the best possible solution for the welfare of your household, so our Manhattan Family Lawyers have considerable experience in cases of Family Law as Divorce to Child Custody to Paternity and Child Support. A consult at no charge is here for you, just call 800.696.9529. We have offices sweeping across the NY City communities—in Brooklyn (Kings County), in Staten Island, up in the Bronx, and of course, Manhattan. And for you suburban clients, we can serve you in Westchester County, in Nassau County, and—if it’s simpler— Long Island. We eagerly await your call to review your Family Law issue.

Client Reviews
My ex-husband hadn't paid child support or the mortgage on the house as he was supposed to. Stephen Bilkis and his team of lawyers were amazing. They stopped the foreclosure on the house, Got a judgment against him and most importantly kept me and my children in the house. Can't say enough good things about him in the firm their compassion hard work and dedication were exceptional. I.G.
From the very first phone call to Stephen Bilkis' office, the staff was extremely polite and helpful in assisting me. Mr. Bilkis was honest and upfront with me from the beginning in what he projected the outcome of my case would be; in the end we got better results than either of us anticipated. He was very genuine and compassionate in understanding my situation and how this legal matter could effect not only myself but my family as well. I highly recommend this law firm and will most definitely continue using them for any future legal needs. Jarrett
Stephen has handled numerous estate matters, criminal matters and family court matters effectively and with a goal-oriented approach. He gets great results and is a results-oriented attorney. Dustin