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In Oregon, grandparents or others with an "ongoing personal relationship" with the child do not have an absolute right to visitation, but that does not necessarily mean that they can't get court ordered visitation.
If the parents are refusing a person with an "ongoing personal relationship" with the child access to the child, the court will presume the parent is acting in the best interest of the child. As such, the court will side with the parents by default. The person seeking visitation must overcome that presumption.
In deciding whether the parent really is acting in the best interest of the child, the court will look at the following factors:
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For reference, below is the Oregon law on this matter:
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