Terms You Need To Know About Child Visitation In Georgia

Best Interest of the Child
  • The context of which visitation rights are decided
Grandparent Visitation
  • Visitation awarded to the grandparents that doesn’t interfere with the parent child relationship
Guardian ad Litem
  • A third party evaluator who determines the details of the relationships between the child and each parent
Legitimate Acknowledgment
  • Process of the father of the child proving he is the father to gain certain visitation rights
Parenting Plan
  • Document detailing how visitation will work and the two parents will raise the child
Pendente Lite
  • Temporary circumstances made for child visitation until a hearing
Unsupervised visits
  • The non-custodial parent spends time with the child without the other parent being there
Supervised visits
  •  The non-custodial parent spends time with the child with the presence of another person
Visitation
  • Time for the non-custodial parent to see the child
Visitation Order
  • Issued when the parents cannot agree on their own visitation agreements