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I am just trying to see if an ex step-parent that hasnt seen

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I am just trying to see if an ex step-parent that hasnt seen a child in a solid year has any rights to visitation in Oregon.
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Oregon.
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Nope. Just the ex step mother is threatning me (mother)that she us going to file for visitation rights of my now 12 year old daughter
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

As a general rule, step parents have no parenting/custody or visitation rights.

If there was a particularly close relationship between the child and step parent then a court may entertain visitation if it is in the best interests of the child to maintain a relationship, but the general rule is that the step has no legal right to visitation.

Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

If there has been no contact in over a year then the threat is empty and step parent visitation would not be granted.

Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  Loren replied 8 months ago.

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