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A stepfamily or blended family is a family where at least one parent has children that are not ... If a stepparent legally adopts the partner's child or children, he or she .... has legally adop...

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 ... You can become your stepchild's legal guardian under certain circumstances.

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.

National Stepfamily Resource Center | Law & Policy FAQ

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A parent or guardian of a minor child ... unless the stepparent has legally ...

Adopting/legal Guardianship Of Step Children - Circle of Moms

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Feb 14, 2009 ... Adopting/legal guardianship of step children - Step Moms. ... Unless she willingly signs her rights then u can do step parent adoption.

Stepparents and Parental Responsibilities | Family Law Network ...

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How can a stepparent become a legal guardian? For children over 16 years of age, the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 (WA) provides that ...

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 ...

Step parent adoption or Guardianship? - Q&A - Avvo

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Oct 19, 2011 ... I have sole legal and physical custody, visitation is soley at my ... I don't know if a guardianship is easier to obtain that a step parent adoption.

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 ...

Do Stepfathers Have Rights? | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Jun 29, 2015 ... Though a stepfather may be a fully capable guardian, he doesn't automatically have legal right to make medical or legal decisions on behalf of ...

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Is a stepparent considered a legal guardian? | Reference.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 ...

Stepparent Adoption - FamilyEducation.com

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As a stepparent, you have no legal relationship with your step-little-one. Unless you adopt (or are named guardian in advance), the court will be appointed ...

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 ..... I was told that unless I was stated as a legal guardian in the custody ...