Cases & Deals

Grandmother wins custody over her grandchildren after parents die in car accident

Clients Jackson, Alice

After the death of Ms. Jackson's son and his girlfriend in a horrific car accident, their two children were left with no parents. Ms. Jackson contacted the Children's Law Center to seek advice and the case was referred to Jones Day. Laura Malament drafted the complaint, conducted a direct of Ms. Jackson and made a closing statement before Judge Williams in D.C. Superior Court. The Judge found in favor of Ms. Jackson, granting her physical and legal custody of her grandchildren. Ms. Jackson is thrilled to be able to move forward as a united family.

2018 DRB 2103