2006 Code of Virginia § 63.2-912 - Visitation of child placed in foster care

63.2-912. Visitation of child placed in foster care.

The circuit courts and juvenile and domestic relations district courts shallhave the authority to grant visitation rights to the natural parents andgrandparents of any child entrusted or committed to foster care if the courtfinds (i) that the parent or grandparent had an ongoing relationship with thechild prior to his being placed in foster care and (ii) it is in the bestinterests of the child that the relationship continue. The order of the courtcommitting the child to foster care shall state the nature and extent of anyvisitation rights granted as provided in this section.

(1985, c. 583, 63.1-204.1; 2002, c. 747.)

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