Obtaining grandparents’ visitation right under the current law in Oklahoma is very difficult and must fulfill certain types of conditions. The grandparents must prove to the court that the parents denied visitation and their behavior are improper for a growing kid. To submit a petition before the court for visitation right at least one of the conditions below should exist in terms of the parents.
1. Death: One parent of the kid has passed away.
2. Inability: One parent cannot take care of the kid because of mental illness.
3. Absent: One of the parents has been disappeared for at least 3 months.
4. Imprisonment: One of the parents is sentenced to imprisonment or even incarceration throughout the 3 month period prior to the filling of the case.
Separation and divorce: Parents are either separated or have been divorced legally for the period of the 3 month before the grandparent files visitation right. A grandparent may also file a petition if there is a pending regarding custody or even visitation of the kid and one of the parents does not have any argument for grandparent visitation. (more…)