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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 ...

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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Stepparents are legally defined as a 'relative' of the child and ... parent; not automatically to a surviving stepparent. ... Legal Guardianship – what is it, who has it,.

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 ...

Stepparents and Parental Responsibilities - HHG Legal Group

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Jun 6, 2014 ... What legal responsibilities to the stepchild does a stepparent have initially? Without any ... How can a stepparent become a legal guardian?

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 ...

Overview of Step-Parents' Rights - Family - LoveToKnow

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Nov 13, 2014 ... Even in those cases where the step-parent has the legal right to request ... you must either adopt the child or be appointed his legal guardian.

What parental rights do I have over my step children once I get ...

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If she were to appoint me sole custody and legal guardian of the kids ... As a step- parent you will have no rights, responsibilities, or authority ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Stepparent Adoption - FamilyEducation

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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 ...