COVID-19 Update: We are open and serving our clients. Learn More >>>
Member of:
Justia Lawyer Rating
American Association for Justice
Union Plus

Staten Island Grandparent's Rights

Any Staten Island Family Lawyer or Staten Island Divorce Lawyer will counsel clients, when a marriage is dissolved through legal separation, divorce, or a break up, there are other kin affected by that change. The most unfortunate victims of Child Support, Guardianship, and Visitation issues are the children. The grandparents lives, however, are often changed by the incident as well. A Staten Island Grandparents Rights Lawyer can attest to how important grandparents are to children—and equally how important grandchildren are to an adult. A Staten Island Grandparents Rights Attorney with Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has a free conference available to those pursuing to defend this special relationship and battle for the rights of the grandparents.

The rights of visitation or guardianship of grandparents are very restricted, making it a formidable challenge. The rights of parents differ from Grandparents rights, therefore our attorneys have become knowledgeable of these differences. The State of New York carries some of the most compact provisions concerning grandparent custody; however they are arduous to analyze. The law does afford the grandparents the right of visitation with the child in cases where the parent(s) are deceased, but only if ascertained as the most wholesome plan for the minor. This is the predominate issue—the grandparents may be authorized contact with the children by Staten Island Family Courts if deemed in the welfare of the child.

An adept Staten Island Grandparents Rights Attorney can present your rights as a grandparent, and support those longing to spend more time with the grandkids. There are times when one or both parents of a child pass away, and we are here to help you request permanent custodianship or guardianship of that child. Our attorneys also aid grandparents requesting custody of children with parents incompetent in providing care.

Unmistakably, it is of great benefit to your grandchild for you to fully grasp all that is within your reach to maintain involvement in their life. Call us today at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, and we will ascertain all of the options available to assist you. On account of our considerable training in the cases of Family Law each Staten Island Family Lawyer and Staten Island Divorce Lawyer has years of experience in matters such as Child Custody to Divorce to Paternity and Child Support, our offices are here to support you in reaching the best possible outcome for the unique interests of your household. A free consult is within your reach. Just call us at 800.696.9529 today for a meeting at any one of our agencies. We have locations spread across the NY City districts—in Manhattan, in Brooklyn (Kings County), up in the Bronx, and of course, Staten Island. And for the suburban clients, we have offices available in Nassau County, in Westchester County, and—if it’s easier— Long Island. We are eagerly waiting for your call to begin 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