Does giving someone power of attorney of a child give them custody?

Answer A power of attorney over a child is a document signed and notarized by a parent giving a non-parent authority to make decisions for a minor child. It is not a court order. It is typically used by a... Read More »

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If the mother of a child has sole custody and the father has visitation rights can she give the child away to someone else besides the father without the fathers consent?

Answer No she can't. If her ex is a good man and a good father when he has visitation rights then she has no right to tear the child away from him. He can fight it in a court of law. Before one act... Read More »

In Maryland how do you give up custody of an adopted child who is hurting your other children and what happens to the child you give up?

This is what happened when I used to live near their, but they took the child away from the parent and is put in another relatives hands. although that is what happened after you gave up the custod... Read More »

The Power of Attorney for Custody?

Giving power of attorney to an individual for the purpose of child custody can be temporary or long term. It can include children of the grantor, grandchildren and even pets. A power of attorney do... Read More »

If the parents are giving a friend their child how can the adult accepting the child become legally bonded so the parents cannot take custody of the child at some future time?

Answer Parents cannot "give" a child to someone.All parties must follow the required adoption or guardianship procedures according to the laws of the state and through the appropriate state court.... Read More »