This article in the Telegraph today echoes the experience of a growing number of our clients today: divorce can be utterly devastating for the parents of those divorcing, especially as it may have a very damaging impact on the relationship they have with their grandchildren. And no granny or grandpa has an automatic right to see their grandchild sadly: the route through court can be a tough, long and expensive one, with no guarantee that even with a contact order at the end of it, they will actually get to see the child. Other routes such as mediation, family therapy or collaborative law may prove to be more successful. And sometimes, sadly, the only answer is to wait until the child is old enough to vote with their feet...