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Catherine Hancock Features in Today’s Family Lawyer

Family Partner Catherine Hancock has been featured in Today’s Family Lawyer discussing grandparents' rights to their grandchildren in the case of family separation.

Family Partner Catherine Hancock wrote an article for Today's Family Lawer exploring what rights grandparents have to access their grandchildren when the child(ren)'s parents separate.

Catherine highlights throughout the piece the key details relevant to family lawyers and practitioners and what grandparents can do in these instances of family separation. 

"Grandparents have no automatic legal right to see their grandchild: the courts are conscious of the importance grandparents can have in a child’s life. An application can be made to the court: permission must be obtained (in most cases) before the application can progress."

You can read the full story from Today’s Family Lawyer here.

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