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Responding to Denied Visitation Rights

Determining parental visitation rights in a divorce can be complicated when the parents have differing opinions on what is best for the children. In many cases, parents cannot reach an agreement on their own and must seek legal guidance to determine an appropriate visitation schedule. In these legal situations, visitation rights are typically granted to maintain healthy parent-child relationships and enhance communication.

Denied Visitation Rights

In some cases the judge may deny visitation rights if he or she feels it is in the best interest of the children. Some common reasons visitation rights are denied include:

  • The parent poses an immediate risk to the child’s safety
  • The child does not want to visit with the other parent
  • There is a history of domestic violence between the parents
  • The parent lives in an unsafe area

While cases vary from family to family, the best interests of the children should always be kept in mind. If you have been denied visitation rights, are seeking visitation rights, or are attempting to protect your children from an ex-spouse, it is in your best interest to seek legal assistance.

Contact a Visitation Rights Attorney in Raleigh

At Marshall & Taylor PLLC, your attorneys will fight to ensure your children and your rights are protected. To speak with an experienced visitation rights attorney in Raleigh about your case, call (919) 833-1040 today.