Recommended resources for:
- grandparents' rights to see grandchildren
- caring for grandchildren and the support available
- resolving disputes about the care of a grandchild
- going to court over the care of grandchildren.
Information about grandparents' rights if they do not have access to their grandchildren. It explains how parenting plans and court orders can help.
Using family dispute resolution
A factsheet about family dispute resolution, including how it works and the possible benefits. It also explains when it is not appropriate.
Grandparents and other family members
Information about grandparents' rights when they are caring for their grandchildren. Includes information about applying to court for a parenting order, and what happens if it is breached.
Having a grandchild in your care
Explains how family law applies to grandparents who care for grandchildren.
Caring for children when you are not their parent
Information about how to make formal arrangements if you have a child in your care and you are not their parent.
Want to speak with someone?
Seniors Rights Victoria: 1300 368 821
Victoria Legal Aid: 1300 792 387