Split Panel Dismisses Appeal, Says Judgment Granting Grandparent Visitation Is Void

(March 14, 2023, 1:01 PM EDT) -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A split Alabama appellate court dismissed a father’s appeal of a juvenile court’s consolidated judgments granting visitation to maternal grandparents, vesting custody with the father but determining the child dependent as to the father, finding that the evidence fails to show that the child should remain dependent as to the father and that because the grandparents failed “to invoke the juvenile court's subject-matter jurisdiction” under Alabama law, the judgment granting visitation is void....

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