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Grandparents' Rights and Custody Options: A Guide to Legal Rights ...

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In kinship foster care, you do not have legal custody of the grandchild. ... that make it easier for relatives who already have physical custody to obtain legal status ...

What Does Legal Guardianship of Grandchildren Mean? - Legal Info

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Legal guardianship is a formal status under which grandparents assume a ... Do I Need an Attorney to Obtain Legal Guardianship of My Minor Grandchild?

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Grandparenting - Legal Issue ...

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It may be possible to obtain legal forms and sometimes assistance with filling out ... Legal Custody: A grandparent may seek legal custody of their grandchildren ...

Tips for Grandparents Seeking Custody of Grandchildren

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Apr 3, 2014 ... Overcome a presumption that a legal parent acts in the best interest of his or ... What Steps Should I Take in Seeking Custody of My Grandchildren? ... of prevailing in an action to obtain custody of your grandchildren are slim.

When can grandparents get custody of a grandchild? - Attorneys.com

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Courts generally affirm that parents have the legal right to care for and determine ... Third parties may be able to obtain custody if both parents are unable or ...

Grandparent Custody - Family Law - FreeAdvice.com

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Grandparent custody of a grandchild or grandchildren may be awarded ... to meet if they wish to obtain grandparent custody while the child has living parents.

The Battle for the Best Interests of the Grandchild

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... they cannot protect their grandchildren; they should obtain all the information available ... What is the standard for transfer of legal custody to a grandparent? As between parents and grandparents, a parent is entitled to custody of his or her  ...

Kinship Caregivers/Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Custodial ...

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TEMPORARY CUSTODY of a grandchild or other dependent relative: an application ... the other parent will become the child's sole parent and legal guardian. ... with child support in locating and obtaining child support from the absent parents.

Grand Families Guide: Legal Rights of Grandparents as Parents ...

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Oct 1, 2011 ... If your grandchildren have already been in the legal custody of the state, or if they are being abused or neglected and the state is taking custody ...

FCS2189/FY433: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Custody ...

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Goal: To provide grandparents with information about Florida's legal system .... With durable power of attorney from the parent, grandparent's custody is strengthened. .... For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, ...

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Do I Need an Attorney to Obtain Legal Guardianship of My Minor ...

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Legal guardianship is a status that allows a person, such as a grandparent, to care for a minor child and make decisions on her behalf. The laws governing ...

How to Get Custody of Grandchildren - The Law Dictionary

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Grandchildren are a treasure, and often those treasures must be safely guarded. ... to gain custody of their grandchildren have a true legal battle ahead of them.

Grandparents Should Seek Legal Custody or Guardianship

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Grandparents raising grandchildren may be reluctant to seek legal custody or guardianship. Here's why they should go ahead.