If your sister dies how do you get custody of her kids?

Answer If she has a will, then the instructions in the will must be followed. Otherwise, the children will normally go to their father(s), if living. If not living, then the children will normally go to t... Read More »

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When a mother dies and the biological father is unknown does the stepfather get custody over the child's sister?

Without a Will, he has no clearly defined custodial rights to a stepchild, but unless addressed in a custody decree, neither does the father. Guardianship reverts to the maternal grandparents.

Can you obtain temporary custody of your 4-year-old niece from your sister your niece's father is in jail and your sister is neglecting your niece and has no home no job she is dangering her well bein?

Answer Probably, it depends on the state. The best chance would be to convince the father that the child is being neglected - if he signed a waiver agreeing to custody to you then it would aid in ... Read More »

What happens to brother-in-law when your sister dies?

Your brother-in-law is either your spouse's brother or the husband of your sister.

In Texas when the child's mother dies does the joint custody father get custody?

Properly, yes, however there can be complications. If the mother names some other person guardianship, the father could be facing an expensive custody challenge. This issue should be clarified in t... Read More »