Minor's Guardian Cannot Prevent Grandparent Visitation

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled earlier This particular month that will a court-appointed guardian of a minor child cannot prevent contact between the child in addition to his Grandmother.  Thus, This particular case holds that will a minor’s guardian will be not the equivalent of a parent. This particular case, Book-Gilbert v Greenleaf, will…

Grandparents Lack Standing When Parental Rights Are Terminated

By: Amanda Chapman A recent 2-1 Michigan Court of Appeals decision published earlier This specific month, Porter v Hill, ruled in which when a “natural” parent’s rights to their child are terminated, the grandparents rights are terminated along with the parents.  This specific ruling seems to conflict with the Child Custody Act. The heart of…