How to Be Given Temporary Custody of Grandchild?

Answer If your child is unable to care for your grandchild and you wish to gain custody temporarily, you will need to get both parents' written consents. If you cannot get the parents to consent to the ar... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Be Given Temporary Custody of Grandchild

Can you travel out of state with temporary custody of your grandchild?

yes, as long as it does not include a relocation, and does not interfere with a parent's access rights schedule.

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 »

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 »

If the child is under eighteen can the parent get custody of the grandchild?

Yes you can if you can prove the parent if unfit and can not raise the child in a stable environment.