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Grandchildren

 

(legal status). Grandchildren have specific rights and carry legal obligations in relation to paternal and maternal grandparents. Thus, according to Soviet law, minor grandchildren who are needy or adult grandchildren who are unable to work have the right to receive material support (an allowance) from grandparents possessing adequate resources, providing that the grandchildren cannot get support from their parents or spouse. In turn, grandchildren possessing adequate resources are obligated to support grandparents who are needy and cannot work, if they cannot get support from their spouse or children. Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and grandparents have the right to inherit from each other. Grandchildren or great-grandchildren inherit according to law from their grandfather (or grand-mother) if, at the time of opening the will, the parent who would have been the heir is not alive. In such cases, grand-children inherit the exact share that would legally have been designated as the inheritance of the deceased parent. Paternal and maternal grandparents inherit from grandchildren as second-line heirs.

E. M. VOROZHEIKIN

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For married grandparents, adding a grandchild as a dependent will not change the married filing jointly status, which is already the most beneficial tax rate schedule.
One grandchild stated that "my grandparents would do anything for me" and another grandchild stated that "my grandparents are always there for me when I need them.
Sometimes your grandchild may express a desire to go back to her parents to live.
Successful grandparenting begins before the grandchild is born, with the establishment of a good relationship with the parents-to-be.
They were subject to restrictions and discrimination that denied them the full privileges of citizenship, just as Cheney's grandchild will be denied those privileges.
The participants in this qualitative research were age 65+, self-identified as having parental responsibility of at least one grandchild under age 18, and were able to understand and speak English or Spanish.
Mrs Boardman said: "I have five children who are pensioners and my eldest grandchild is 48.
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