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I would like to know if grandparents have any rights. My son's ex-girlfriend has just told me she is filing papers to terminate my son's rights and give the rights to her girlfriend. We have our granddaughter just about every weekend and have been in her life for the past 4 and half years.
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. When you say terminate his rights, do you mean simply for him to have visitation, or, for his rights to be completely terminated? If completely terminated, then why? Also, are there already custody orders in place, or not?
This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.
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