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Question: My daughter has left her husband of 9 years and moved in with an abusive man. I am her father and had been her 3 year old son's full time sitter for his whole life. Now the father is not providing visitation for me. What forms do I need to petition for grandparent visitation.

Answer:

The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly.

Most county superior courts have a court self-service center with a list of forms to file. For example, Maricopa County Superior Court has a section on grandparent visitation.  To find the website of of the various county courts, the Arizona Supreme Court has a court locator that may be helpful.   

Additionally there is an article here on AZLawHelp - THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CUSTODY AND PARENTING TIME -  that has general information on parenting and custody time that includes a brief section on grandparent visitation. 

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  • My daughter has left her husband of 9 years and moved in with an abusive man. I am her father and had been her 3 year old son's full time sitter for his whole life. Now the father is not providing visitation for me. What forms do I need to petition for grandparent visitation.

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