Family Relationships

Many older people in Maine are grandparents.  Many grandparents are taking care of their grandchildren.  Others are fighting to stay involved in a grandchild’s life.  The first part of this chapter will talk about your rights as a grandparent in Maine. 

The final parts of this chapter will talk about:

  • Marriage in Maine,
  • Divorce in Maine; and,
  • How your marital status can impact your public benefits.