Can a parent give custody of their child to to a grandparent?

Answer Yes, if the other parent (who has parental rights) consents and it's a suitable arrangement. The grandparent would become the legal guardian.

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How can a grandparent give up custody of their teenage grandchild?

Answer If legal custody has been established by court order, the grandparent(s) should file a Petition For Relinquishment in the Juvenile Court of the county or city of residence. Some states requ... Read More »

Can a grandparent get coustody of their 16-year-old grandchild if the child wants to live with the grandparent and does the child have the right to move out of the parents' home?

Answer A 16-year-old cannot leave home without parental consent. If they do and the parents call the police (and I'm assuming they would) then the police will pick the child up and return him/her ... Read More »

When each parent has custody of one child but they both have joint legal custody is the other parent able to enroll the child in school if they end up coming to live with that parent?

joint custody is just given to make the other person who doesnt have all legal rights feel better, they don't have any real rights of the child, but theyt do get visitation rights. and if you went ... Read More »

Can a grandparent get custody if one parent is unfit and there is no current custody established?

Answer It's possible, if you can substantially prove to a court that the parent is unfit. Custody would then go to the other parent, assuming there is one, they want the child and are fit to rais... Read More »