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My name is***** have over 16 years experience in the law. Should you like to chat on the phone I am happy to for a nominal cost. Let me know at any time during our question and answer session if you are interested I am happy to give you more details.I am truly sorry for this dilemma. If you do not have a court order granting you visitation, then you have no right to demand it. So to answer the question "can she do that" the answer is yes...she can.That said, if the goal is visitation with the grandchildren, there is a path that can lead you to court ordered visitation.Ohio law provides for "grandparents rights". Under Ohio law, a Court can award Visitation Rights to a Grandparent during or after a domestic relations proceeding if, the Grandparent has an interest in the welfare of the grandchild, and if Visitation is in the grandchild's “best interests”
You will need to file a motion with the court...and for this you will need to use a local attorney. If you can show that it would be in the best interest of the children to continue visitation with you? The court will order it
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