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Grandparent and Great-Grandparent Visitation Rights

Children & Domestic Matters
Courts & Judicial

This memorandum summarizes Colorado law that governs the visitation rights of grandparents and great-grandparents and disputes concerning those rights.  The memorandum also summarizes relevant court decisions regarding grandparents' visitation rights. This memorandum is not a legal opinion.

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