What do you need to get custody of a family member?

Answer Answer Temporary custody (3 months or less) can be granted by the parents of the minor child.Written documentation must be given by the parents so the caregiver adult can enroll the child in schoo... Read More »

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Can a seventeen year old choose who he wants to have custody over him even if its not a family member?

What to do to voluntarily terminate parental rights and give custody to a family member?

You and the family members go down to the Courthouse and the family member file a "petition for custody" of the child(ren). Then the parents (both of them) do not oppose the petition.It depends eve... Read More »

What kind of custody does a family member need to have a child live in their house Mon-Fri and with the parents only on weekends?

You need a power of guardianship to be certain you have rights to make decisions concerning the child's welfare. This can be a hand-written power of guardianship that the parents give to you. Googl... Read More »

Could a military member whose dependent mother is helping care for two female children lose custody simply because the mother wants physical custody?

Answer You should have fought for sole custody of your children from the beginning. If the mother of the children has had visitation rights and is a fit mother, yes, she can fight you for the righ... Read More »