Michels v. Lyons

Cite

2019 WI 57, 387 Wis. 2d 1, 927 N.W. 2d. 486 (WI Ct. App., 2019)

Summary

Parents have a fundamental liberty interest in parenting, but the grandparent visitation statutes in Wis. Stats §767.43(3) is constitutional as a grandparent must overcome a presumption in favor of a fit parent with clear and convincing evidence that the parent’s decision is not in the child’s best interests.

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