In general, it is up to the parents of a child to decide who can spend time with that child. But sometimes a nonparent can get a court order to force the parents to let them spend time with a child, if the child is at least one year old.
Only the following people can get a court order for visitation with a child:
- Brother or Sister
Learn more about What a nonparent has to prove to get visitation with a child.
Updated: January 2017