Can you get legal guardianship of an unborn child in OR?

Answer No. A child must be born for the courts to have jurisdiction. Therefore a person cannot petition for custody or guardianship until the child is born. Adoption proceedings can be started prior to th... Read More »

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Minor Child Legal Guardianship & Legal Rights of Parents?

Legal guardianship of a minor child is normally established by a probate court. Through a court order a person other than the child's parents is given the right to care for the child until the term... Read More »

What legal rights does a mother have to see her child when the child's grandmother was granted guardianship in New Jersey but both of them now live in New York?

Answer All states recognize custodial and child support orders issued from other states. A New York state court could not amend or overrule a guardianship and the terms of such that was issued by a... Read More »

Can a relative of a child take away legal guardianship of that child from the other relative if the child is in no harm and being cared for?

Answer yes, if that relative is the mother or father of the child, or the quardian is determined to be unfit to serve.

How can foster parents get help with establishing legal guardianship of a child after one parent dies?