If you mean getting "custody" of your grandchildren, it depends on a lot of factors--- do the parents or gaurdians have legal custody?? Are they unfit parents?? Do you mean "visitation" rights?? First- If they are unfit and a state childrens agency is involved, and/or the children have been removed from the home ( or the parents rights have been "severed") then you can speak to the "case worker" and petion the court for custody. Most agencies look to place children with family members that are willing and able to assume "custody". HOWEVER- if you mean VISITATION rights, you would have to approach the parents and have an agreement with them for visitation times. If they refuse, then you can petion the courts and/or seek out a case worker who will help you. THE ISSUE of Grandparents rights is still being hashed out in the court system. GANDPARENTS are an important part of ANY child's life. If parents don't allow their children contact with their grandparents, (for whatever reason), I feel it's very sad to "use" children as pawns in their little "game". The children end up the LOSERS. I truly hope this has helped you. I wish you the very best!AnswerAny party that can establish "just cause" may petition the court for guardianship/custodial rights of a minor(s). Grandparents have a legal right to request the court grant them guardianship of a child if the circumstances warrant. A judge will always make such a decision based upon what is in the best interest of the child/children and not on the preference of family members.
LAST YEAR we reported in The New York Law Journal that the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to Troxel v. Granville, [FN1] an appeal involving the constitutionality of Washington's nonparent visitation statute.
We said that where a decision relating to a child is involved, regulations imposing a burden on it may be justified only by compelling state interests, because the right to rear a child is protected by the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. We suggested that when the natural parents are alive, the state's compelling interest is sufficient to allow it to determine, in the "best interest of the child", the extent to which the child's contacts with its natural family should be interfered with, only upon a showing of harm to the child.
We concluded that a grandparent visitation statute which applies the "best interest" analysis, and does not require a showing of harm to the child before state interference can be authorized, is unconstitutional.
The mentally challenged, physically challenged, racism.
"Mentally challenged" is a euphemism for mentally retarded, or having a low IQ or mental disabilities this means that someone who would be mentally challenged wouldn't do as well as their classmates. when your not physically disabled (wheelchair)
No, he has a third child now and they are all perfectly healthy
Because they are mentally or physically challenged.
Wheelchairs, Elevators, Braille, etc.
DisabledPhysically challenged (if physically disabled)Mentally challenged (if mentally challenged)SpecialOr even better:ChildrenWhy should you treat someone differently or call them any differently just because they are disabled? They are still children, disabled or not. Societies need to "label" people is getting out of hand.
stephene hawking. he has to use a computer to talk as he is physically challenged
Yes, a person who is not mentally challenged can divorce a person who is mentally challenged would have to be proven they are mentally challenged), but they would have to let the courts decide in the provisions of the divorce what you would pay to help sustain the lifestyle of the mentally challenged person.
It all depends on how mentally/physically the Human is challenged.
Yes! They are.
Children can be abused mentally, physically, sexually and verbally.
dogs can be mentally challenged because my little chihuaua is
Because they are too young physically challanged and mentally challenged or they are too old,
Mentally and physically.
Same thing. It's just a twist of words. Mentally challenged is a euphemism for mentally retarded.
yes, gay people can be mentally challenged, just as straight people can.
Greater strides have been taken to involve mentally challenged children and adults with others who are not mentally challenged. They are also more accepted into 'special' sports and given challenges and it seems to be working in leaps and bounds. It's getting better every day and much less stigmatism is attached to a mentally challenged child or adult.
Real World Road Rules Challenge - 1998 Physically and Mentally Challenged The 25 Most Unforgettable Challenge Moments 15-0 is rated/received certificates of: USA:TV-14
Genetic Scientists have found that if second cousins marry then there is a much lower risk that any children they may have will not be mentally challenged or have any other birth defects.
Mentally challenged or mentally handicapped
No, there isn't any correlation between homosexuality and mentally challenged people.
Yes, they do it mentally and sometimes physically. They are careless and non-loving.
Yes. He suffers from multiple mental disorders and is the nation's first mentally challenged Vice President.