Grandparents’ Rights in Georgia
Grandparents may get custody of their grandchildren in Georgia under certain circumstances. Grandparents may also get visitation rights.
How do I modify child custody in Georgia?
It may be possible to change or modify an initial child custody order under certain circumstances by filing a petition with the court.
Is automatic change of custody allowed?
An automatic change of custody provision calls for a change of custody (or visitation) in the future without the court’s involvement.
Joint legal custody and COVID vaccination
If you have joint legal custody of your child, the parenting plan may guide you in making decisions regarding your child's COVID vaccination.
Georgia custody laws
How child custody is determined in Georgia depends on many factors, and child custody is a very broad term with many meanings.