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GRANDPARENTS RIGHTS AND DE FACTO PARENTHOOD

The following article was co-written and presented at the Maine State Bar Association’s Family Law Institute by Stephen D. Nelson, Esq. and Anthony A. Trask, Esq. Please note that all citations have been omitted. However, a full copy of the article, complete with citations and footnotes, can be viewed upon request. I. INTRODUCTION Nearly a …

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GRANDPARENTS RIGHTS AND DE FACTO PARENTHOOD – PART II

H. Conlogue v. Conlogue – 2006 Factual Background – After the death of their son, the grandparents filed a petition under The Grandparents Visitation Act, seeking court-ordered visitation with their granddaughter. The mother filed a motion to dismiss because the grandparents had not filed an affidavit pursuant to section 1803(2)(A) of the Act alleging facts …

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