Parents v. grandparents: who should have custody?
In this case, the court was tasked with making an interim custody order and access arrangement for a six-year-old and four-year-old. This is a case where the maternal grandparents were seeking custody over the father.
The mother had interim custody of the children who were six and four years old. During the parties’ separation, there were many unsubstantiated allegations of very serious misconduct by both parties. Because of these allegations the mother was granted custody of the children and the father was denied access. Once the investigation discovered that the mother had falsified documents pertaining to the allegation, the charges were withdrawn against him and she was criminally charged. CAS was involved and eventually closed their file because all of the allegations were found to be fraudulent. Read More at Feldstein Family Law Group Blog