Grandparents’ Custody in Virginia It is becoming increasingly common that grandparents and great-grandparents are raising their grandchildren for a number of reasons, whether the parent is unable to care for the child, the parent has passed away or the parent has abandoned the child; Whatever, the reason may be, grandparents find themselves in another season of raising children whether voluntarily or out of necessity. Often grandparents may wonder if they have any rights or if
Legal terms can often look like a foreign language. Understanding the terminology when you are involved in a civil case can make the process a lot less stressful and help keep you better informed as the case progresses. Here are some of the most common terms used in a civil case. Arbitration – Agreeing to let a third party look at your case. This person is selected by both sides and is called an arbitrator.