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The stepparent is a "legal stranger" in most of the U.S. and has no legal ... A child's parents or legal guardians may sign a statement ...

Legal Guardianship of a Stepchild | LegalZoom: Legal Info

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As a stepparent, you provide emotional and financial care for your stepchild, but your stepchild's biological parents have ultimate legal power over your stepchild  ...

Do I Sign Forms For My Stepchildren? - Circle of Moms

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Sep 11, 2009 ... Stepparent or not, you still would not be considered the legal guardian if it .... you are married you automatically become at the very least a legal guardian. ... I was told that unless I was stated as a legal guardian in the custody ...

Stepparent Adoption - FamilyEducation.com

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In that case, if your partner dies, your stepkids automatically go to the noncustodial ... A legal guardian is a person appointed by the court to care for a child's ...

National Stepfamily Resource Center | Law & Policy FAQ

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Can a stepparent give consent for a stepchild's medical care? ... A child's parents or legal guardians may sign a statement authorizing a third party to consent to ...

Step Parents - Child Custody Child Support Guardianship Paternity ...

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Sep 17, 2015 ... However, somewhat crucially, a step-parent doesn't automatically ... time and visitation rights except if they are legally appointed guardian, ...

Step Parent - Children Laws | Laws.com

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Guardianship Forms · Legal Guardianship ... In regard to parental rights, a stepparent does not possess any authority or power over a child or associated ...

An Outraged Rant: Legal Guardianship | Becoming A Stepmom

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Aug 5, 2009 ... As you might know already, stepparents are not legally related to their ... That means unless you have a legal guardianship document that is ...

stepparent rights and - Stepfamilies Australia

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S4 Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) defines a stepparent ... parent; not automatically to a surviving stepparent. Though ... Legal Guardianship – what is it, who has it,.

Do Stepfathers Have Rights? | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Jun 29, 2015 ... In the United States, laws on the rights of stepparents vary from state to ... capable guardian, he doesn't automatically have legal right to make ...

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Rights of Stepparent in Making Legal Decisions - Family Law

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Unless a stepparent has legally adopted a stepchild he or she will have no legal ... the rights of a natural parent or guardian to make choices for their children.

Is a stepparent considered a legal guardian? - Ask.com

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LegalZoom explains that a stepparent may be recognized as a child's legal guardian if they are responsible for the child's basic needs and care. Legal ...

Legal Rights of Stepparents - Colorado Attorneys

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Oct 1, 2004 ... Following a divorce, stepparents do have some rights under Colorado law. ... the death of a parent, custody of a child does not automatically vest with the ... Every parent, legal guardian, or person vested with legal custody or ...