Can a grandmother take a grandchild from his mother?

Answer %REPLIES%%FOLLOWUPS% Answer In general, parents have total legal custody of children unless otherwise decreed by the court. A grandmother can only take custody of a minor child if so ordered by th... Read More »

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Can a grandmother take custody of her grandchild if the mother is unfit and the father lives is in jail going to get deported?

How likely is it for a grandmother to receive custody of her grandchild when the grandchild is living with her father and her mother died and she feels like the household is unfit for her?

Answer It depends on how truly unfit the living situation is. If you believe the child's welfare is in danger, you should have your local department of children and families initiate an investiga... Read More »

If a mother writes a letter giving custody of her children to the grandmother can the grandmother demand child support from the mother?

Answer The grandmother would need to gain legal custody before she can petition the court for monetary support. Unless the court terminated the rights of the mother she probably would be ordered to... Read More »

My step daughters live w their mom and grandmother the grandmother keeps putting diapers on the 5 yr old when she doesn't need them the mother also will not allow her to wear panties is this abuse?