Grandparents’ Rights

Legal Rights for Grandparents in Illinois Divorce Cases

In a divorce, the primary custody focus is on the rights of the parents and the children. But there are also legal rights for grandparents in Illinois.  Divorce often causes rifts in family relationships throughout the extended family custody and visitation rights of grandparents are sometimes used manipulatively and unfairly. Even if custody is given on the opposite spouse’s side, you may still be able to petition for grandparent visitation rights. If the circumstances are right, a family law attorney can help you bring the petition to court. To determine the legal rights for grandparents in Illinois divorce cases, the judge will examine the evidence in the case and the best interests of the children. Joel DeGrazia also prioritizes the best interests of the children, and he can help you fight for appropriate grandparents rights for your family. 


Joel DeGrazia believes that communication, transparency, organization, and engagement are very necessary parts of representing a client, no matter the issue at hand. He understands all the ins and outs of family law, but he also knows how important it is for clients to understand what’s happening in their own case, too.  In turbulent and often confusing times surrounding legal processes, Joel DeGrazia aims to be the support that any client would seek when facing issues of matrimonial law. 



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Other Family Law Practice Areas


DeGrazia Law can help you navigate the ins and outs of divorce law during an already challenging time.


Child Custody

DeGrazia law is prepared to help you create an effective parenting plan and to fight for your rights regarding all custody issues.

Child Support Matters

Joel DeGrazia understands how child support laws and guidelines apply to even unique situations.


Division of Assets

An experienced attorney is the best way to ensure that you receive rights to your separate property and a fair share of marital property.

Parentage or Paternity

Attorney Joel DeGrazia knows the importance of a favorable result when establishing or contesting parentage for both mothers and fathers.

Prenuptial Agreement

prenuptial agreement attorney can help you with standard terms of agreement as well as clauses unique to your  circumstance.

Postnuptial Agreement

A postnuptial agreement varies from a prenuptial but still helps a couple to protect their financial assets after marriage. 

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