How do you get legal custody of non relative child?

Answer It is very difficult to get legal custody of a specific child if you are not a relative. If the child live with you, exclusively, you need to have him declared a ward of the court. At the same time... Read More »

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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.

Is it legal for a relative to give a child to a another relative without the courts being involved?

well, it depends. in some countries this matter is allowed. it depends on which country you live in.

What kind of things are helpful to win child custody at the final hearing on custody of a non-relative infant of an acquaintance?

Answer It would be nice to know whether you were married to the other parent or if you lived with them. If the two of you lived together, the most helpful thing (I guess this could depend on what ... Read More »

Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?

AnswerCertainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just for the purpose of reducing chil... Read More »