Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 5
Divorce and Separation

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-5-24.2

§ 15-5-24.2. Visitation rights of grandparents whose child is denied or has failed to exercise rights.

In any divorce proceeding the family court may, upon petition of a grandparent whose grandchild is a child of the marriage, grant reasonable visitation rights of the grandchild to the grandparent. The court may issue all necessary orders to enforce visitation rights. Once a grandparent has been granted reasonable visitation rights, notice of any petition and/or order providing for a change in custody or visitation shall be provided to the grandparent.

History of Section.
P.L. 1981, ch. 100, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 416, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 109, § 23.