Grandparents sometimes lose contact with their grandchildren. This can happen for many reasons, such as a family dispute, separation, divorce, or remarriage. This section gives legal information for grandparents who want to know how they may be able to reconnect or maintain contact with their grandchildren.

Download this pdf "Grandparents' Rights" information (pdf). (1.15 MB)

You will also find information on nsfamilylaw.ca for grandparents who may be thinking about or who are going to court for contact time, interaction with, or custody of their grandchildren.

Last reviewed: June 2019