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Grandparent Rights

The Grandfamilies State Law and Policy Resource Center
Source: American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
Content Type: Website
A national legal resource created to educate individuals about state laws and legislation in support of grandfamilies and to assist interested state legislators, advocates, caregivers, attorneys, and other policymakers in exploring policy options to support relatives and the children in their care both within and outside the child welfare system.

Legal Information and Laws for Kinship Caregiver
Source: National Kinship Alliance
Content Type: Website
Listing of state and federal laws and case law references for Kinship care.

GrandFamilies Resources
Source: AARP
Content Type: Website
This website has links to articles, tools and resources to help grandparents raising their grandchildren. It covers many aspects of childcare, including education, special needs, finances, health, housing and safety, legal and more.