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 guardianship must be obtained...
As a stepparent, you provide emotional and financial care for your stepchild, but
... You can become your stepchild's legal guardian under certain circumstances.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Guardianship Forms · Legal Guardianship ... In regard to parental rights, a
stepparent does not possess any authority or power over a child or associated ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nov 22, 2006 ... I want to get my Level 1 license in Secutary of State with my step dad but im not
sure if he is a legal guardian. His adress on his license is my ...
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.