In what situation can a parent transfer guardianship to an older sibling?

Answer If the parents have legally given up the child, the death of both parents, both parents are in prison, both parents have psychiatric problems and aren't able to raise a child, and much more reasons... Read More »

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If parent is deceased how do you get guardianship over a sibling?

Answer Yes.It is possible for joint custody to be awarded under such circumstances.Two of the biggest factors would be the age of the child or children and the viability of the parenting plan subm... Read More »

Can a person who has guardianship of a minor from the legal parent in turn appoint guardianship to someone else without the consent of the original parent?

Answer No! I am a child of divorced parents and that can not be done. trust me i know! I am 16 years old!

If a child has a deceased parent and the one living parent doesn't properly care for the child can they live with a older sibling?

Good luck.It would depend on what the situation is and how poorly he or she is being cared for, but the child or the sibling would have to call child protection services and have them check it out.... Read More »

How can you tell if the negative relationship between two siblings 9 years apart is the result of sibling rivalry or of the older sibling sexually physically and verbally abusing the younger sibling?

AnswerThere is no surefire way an outsider can tell what has occured between the siblings, outside of asking both of them what the problem is.Even if there has been abuse, both victim and perpatrat... Read More »