Does Illinois Allow Grandparent Visitation?

In Illinois, grandparents may petition the court for visitation. A court may order visitation if there is a an unreasonable denial of visitation by a parent and the denial has caused the child undue mental, physical, or emotional harm. The court will examine additional factors in determining whether to grant visitation. The burden is on the petitioning party. I’ve represented grandparents in the past, and successfully obtained visitation for the parties.

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