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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I'm an attorney. I'll be happy to help you in any way I can. My goal is to make sure you are completely satisfied before you submit your rating so please let me know if you have additional questions or you need me to clarify anything. If there is a delay in the time it takes me to respond it is because I am working with a customer or I am not online - but rest assured I will respond to your follow up question, if you have one. Also, I am on a mobile unit, which automatically asks you to submit a rating once I submit a response – but please don't feel like you need to do so until we are done speaking. Just so we are on the same page... I am a practicing attorney - in New York. It is with that background that I tell you that I think you will have a very tough time convincing a judge that "pick up" and "watch" are not exactly the same thing.... If, however, you were able to show that the grandparents couldn't drive (and therefore could watch but not pick up the child) you might have an easier time. But otherwise, you've going to run into the "spirit of the statement" argument, implying that everybody meant pick up and watch as opposed to just watch - since it's unreasonable to expect someone to pick up the child and someone else entirely to watch the child. I hoipe that makes sense. Oka, now that I've gotten that out of the way I'll tell you what CAN help you. Arguing that you don't want the grandparents to watch the child because there's a certain amount of "alienation" going on... meaning they're talking about you to your child and that will ultimately negatively impact your relationship with your child. That's the way to proceed if you want to go down this path. I hope that helps. My goal is to give you complete and accurate information (and my experience) - not just what would be nice to hear. Please let me know if you have any questions or you need me to clarify anything. I would be happy to do so. If there is a delay in responding it's because I'm working with another customer or simply not at my computer - but I assure you I will respond as soon as I can.
You'd need to go back to the court in which the matter was originally heard. That's the court that retains jurisdiction. You can do this alone (pro se) or with an attorney, but as far as a legal aid attorney - those don't usually apply to family court actions. You'd file a motion seeking to modify the existing custody order for reasons XYZ.