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Can I get visitation with my nephew?

1 Answers. Asked on Feb 18th, 2013 on Family Law - Tennessee
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My brother was murdered 3-22-2012 by his girlfriends uncle. I have a four year old nephew that I would like to get visitation with. The mother always comes up with excuses at the last minute when I try to see him. I have children and they have always been close with my nephew and he deserves to be a part of our family also.
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Hersh Jakubowitz at Law Offices of Hersh Jakubowitz, P.L.L.C.
Licenced in NY
Answered on Feb 18th, 2013 at 3:33 PM

The courts have repeatedly ruled that a parent has the final power who her child visits, excluding, possibly, grandparents. You do not have the right to request visitation.

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