What normally happens when two people decide to divorce each other?
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to answer that question: They end up hating each other.
Even worse, they also end up hating their in-laws.
Think about it. Didn't your feelings about your mother-in-law change when you decided to leave your ex-husband? It's normal.
So what happens when your ex-in-laws decide to assert visitation rights as grandparents? Some people resent it.
Other people go so far as to take the case to the state Supreme Court.
Surprise! Your Ex-in-Laws Have Visitation Rights
Take the case Grove vs. Grove, for example.
This divorce case was moving along quite smoothly. The parties agreed to all terms of the divorce, property settlement and custody issues.
The ex-husband even agreed that his ex-wife should have primary physical custody of their child since he had a substance abuse issue for which he was addressing in a residential rehabilitation facility.
However, the ex-husband still had the right to visit his child, a situation that concerned the ex-wife, so she added some conditions.
To address her concerns, the ex-husband's attorney ensured the court that the grandparents would accompany the ex-husband when spending time with the two-year-old.
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