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House Bill 1071


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House Bill 1071

ARCHIVE (2006)

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Grandparent visitation. Provides that a court may not modify an order granting or denying grandparent visitation unless: (1) there is a substantial change in one or more of the factors concerning the best interests of the child; or (2) the order requested to be modified was issued at least 12 months before the petition requesting modification was filed. Provides that a court: (1) may not grant grandparent visitation rights if visitation would be detrimental to the life, health, safety, or welfare of the child; and (2) may appoint a guardian ad litem, a court appointed special advocate, or both in a proceeding concerning grandparent visitation. Requires a court to appoint a guardian ad litem or a court appointed special advocate upon the request of a party to a proceeding for grandparent visitation if the court determines the request is made in good faith and for a proper purpose.
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 In Committee - first House
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