Overview

Information for Grandparents

 

The information in this section is for grandparents who want to know how they may be able to reconnect or maintain contact with their grandchildren. This section is also for grandparents who may be making an application to the court for contact time or interaction with, or decision-making responsibility of, their grandchildren.

 

Information for Grandparents who have care of a grandchild:

Are you caring for your grandchild and would like to have an order in place to confirm your decision-making responsibility for the child? Would you like to confirm the time other important people spend with the child? If this is your situation, please see:

 

Information for Grandparents who have lost contact with a grandchild:

Are you a grandparent who has lost contact with your grandchildren because of something going on in the family, like a separation, divorce, or remarriage? Are you thinking of applying to the court for contact with your grandchildren? If this is your situation, please see:

 

For the Fact Sheet for Grandparents, click here.

 

It is always recommended you obtain legal advice.  Click here for information about legal support and advice options in Nova Scotia, including no- and low-cost services.