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Monday, September 16, 2013

Parents’ rights being edged out by grandparents’?

Attorney says parents’ rights being edged out by grandparents’ in wake of unusual ruling 

From the Dickinson Press: 

In a ruling that defied predictions made by family law attorneys, a Grand Forks judge has upheld his decision to allow a 16-year-old girl free rein to visit her grandparents at any time, over the objections of her parents.

“This case has created an enormous amount of stress,” Cory Bjerke said in a statement with his partner, Naomi Sterf, the children’s mother.

Bjerke and Sterf are being sued by Bjerke’s parents for court-ordered time with the grandchildren.

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Not here in Oklahoma. Here in Oklahoma grandparents rights are still limited

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer Matt Ingham | Sep 16, 2013 6:18:44 PM

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