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Denying visitation petition would not harm child (access required)

Even though petitioner is a “person with a legitimate interest” in visitation with respondent’s minor child, the visitation petition is denied. For a court to award a non-parent visitation over a parent’s objection, there must be clear and convincing evidence that denying visitation would be harmful or detrimental to the child’s welfare. Petitioner has not provided such ...