Does guardianship of a minor child mean custody or adoption?
Neither, just guardianship.
Do grandparents that have full legal and physical care custody and control of a minor child have legal guardianship?
If they have legal custody, they are, by definition, the legal guardians.
If a court has awarded you custody of the minor child, you can physically obtain custody. If you are enlisting the assistance of law enforcement, they generally prefer a certified copy, but not necessarily.
You will need to get a court order granting you primary custody and/or guardianship of the child.
Legally, probably not. Not unless they have legal custody of the minor's child.
If the person has legal guardianship or legal temporary custody of the child then that person can enroll a minor child in school.
When a person has guardianship they have the same authority as the parent and can do whatever they feel is in the best interest of the child.
Joint custody is two parents sharing physical and or legal custody of minor children. Guardianship is when a person who is not the legal parent has physical and legal custody of the minor. However, a guardian can be appointed for a person of any age who cannot manage their own affairs.
There are no specific statistics regarding a teacher becoming a legal guardian. There is no guardianship that is specific toward teachers. Any responsible and qualified adult can petition the court to be appointed the legal guardian of a minor. Unless they have the consent of the parents or guardians, they would need to provide evidence to the court that the child's present arrangement is not in the best interest of the child and the present… Read More
If you give guardianship of a minor child to a relative and they do not live or care for themis it illegal?
that is illegal, and dishonest. the person who has guardianship for the child is who the child should be residing with.
Yes a minor Mother does have custody, But because she is a minor her parents have the say over her and she over the minor child of her's. Depending of the age of the minor mother as to what choices she has in dealing with her parents.
The adult with whom the minor resides must petition the court for guardianship of the child. A parent cannot legally "give" their child to a neighbor nor the neighbor legally take the child, an exception might be due an emergency or for a matter of a few days with the parent's consent. The person seeking guardianship can also request child support, medical coverage and so forth. It will be up to the judge to decide… Read More
The parents have to give their full consent to it, but if they're against it, you'll have to go to court to seek custody or guardianship of the minor.
Yes it's always the parents decision what to do. The father have to give his consent though since it's his child too. Maybe he wants custody.
It might be possible if the court decides that the parents of the minor are unfit to properly care for the child. Before a guardianship petition would be accepted from any adult concerning custody of a minor the minor's parents would have to voluntarily relinquish their rights or the court would have to permanently terminate the rights the parents to the minor child. In some cases a minor is placed in the home of a… Read More
In most instances a minor child is eligible for SS survivor benefits regardless with whom the child resides as long as the adult provider has legal custody through guardianship or other court order.
A minor who is not emancipated can only be the guardian of it's own child.
What is it called when a mother and grandmother has legal right of a minor child or can that be done?
Either the biological parents have custody of a child or another adult is appointed by the court as guardian. Generally, a court must remove legal custody from the parents in order to appoint a guardian. If the grandmother has custody she would be the legal guardian. Generally, parental custody and legal guardianship cannot run together. Either the biological parents have custody of a child or another adult is appointed by the court as guardian. Generally… Read More
No. Being pregnant or having a child does not automatically confer emancipation rights to a minor. If the minor female left the family home against parental wishes the parents would have legal recourse to have her returned to their custody and/or petition the court for guardianship rights to her minor child if they so chose.
Yes. The child is your baby. As long as your a fit mother the child cannot be taken away from you. If you are a minor, your parents still have custody of you, but you have custody of your child.
Not unless they are a minor and you have parental custody or guardianship
You don't give them custody, you provide them guardianship through a notarized letter stating this, plus a Power of Attorney to make decision for the child. Very clear parameters need to be set, along with a child support amount paid by both of the parents to the maternal grandmother.
The adult must file a petition for legal guardianship with the court and the parents of the child must consent. You should visit the family court and speak with an advocate who can explain the legal process and help you file the petition.
Yes if married the minor become emancipated and guardianship, child support etc ends.
Can a parent with joint custody of a minor child relinquish custody of that child to a third party without notifying the other parent?
I believe not.
The Court of jurisdiction orders the custody arrangements for the child. It is unusual for an uncle to be granted custody of the child, however he can be if the following conditions exist: 1. The mother is determined not capable or incompetent of raising the child, or, refuses custody of the minor, And 2. The father is determined not capable or incompetent of raising the child, or refuses custody of the minor, And 3. The… Read More
Does the pregnant minor have custody of the child when it's born or do the parents' of the minor have custody?
My name is Kristen, I live in Alabama, I had my son on July 22, 2009 and i do have custody of my child. Idk bout where anywhere else but I know that here that's how it is.
To obtain temporary guardianship of a minor you must clear it through the courts. Depending upon the reason for the request the Department of Child Services may also become involved.
The biological father would not need to adopt his own child. He would petition the court for full custody of the minor child and assuming the court deemed him fit for parenting he would become the sole custodian.
If "giving up custody" refers to a parent voluntarily relinquishing their parental rights to a minor child or children the consequences of a TPR being granted is that the parent loses all rights to the minor child/children permanently. A TPR cannot be rescinded by the parent nor revoked by the court. TPR decrees are not for the purpose of allowing a non custodial parent to be relieved of his or her financial obligations to minor… Read More
Do you live in the US? If so, our Constitution guarantees you the same rights as anyone else. The term is custody. For information in CA see http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/ then click on guardianship or custody under the Family Section
Does the next of kin have more rights than the biological mother with her daughter if she has passed on?
Assuming the question relates to a child born out of wedlock, blood relations of the biological mother do not have more 'rights' to custody of a minor child than the biological father. In such cases, the court decides who shall retain permanent custody or joint custody of a minor. Generally the court will grant temporary custodial rights to the biological grandparents or the closest living relative of the biological mother assuming such person(s) qualifies for… Read More
Why would a child have a baby? Anyway, you have to be a parent to do this.
No, a minor can not move out of their grandparents home if they have guardianship. The minor will have to live with the grandparents until their 18th birthday.
Can someone sign over custody of their child if they are a minor in Tennessee with a notarized piece of paper?
Custody is determined by the courts.
No, not unless the custodial parent gives permission,and makes the proper arrangements concerning the care of the minor child. If the parent(s) oppose the move, the relative wishing to take custody of the minor may petition for guardianship rights in the appropriate state court. Unless there is proof of serious neglect and/or abuse of said minor, the court will not terminate parental rights nor guardianship to another adult.
More info please - how old a child and for what reason? Adoption? Child Supoort? Juvenile crime? ????
Yes, as long as the child is a minor they can not choose where to live.
Can you file for custody of your grandson without a lawyer and what if any are the procedures for filing child abandonment charges?
this you can do by your self, go to the court house and file for custody of the child and then go to a lawyer, your'll need them then. The procedure is to file for guardianship of a minor, custodial issues pertain to biological parents. Filing for guardianship is not a complicated process. Contact the clerk of the family or domestic relations court in your county, or simply call the information number of the county… Read More
An active duty military soldier can get joint custody of a minor child. There is not a lot of case law regarding custody and the military, but in cases without extenuating circumstances, joint custody can be given.
usually the parent who can better provide for the minor ends up having custody, but that's not always the case.
No. When a minor has been remanded to the custody of the state only the court can assign legal guardianship or take action against the rights of the biological parent(s).
The mother. The father have to prove paternity in court and petition for custody, visitation and can then also pay child support.
The adult who is willing to accept the responsibility of the minor child must file a petition in the appropriate state court for guardianship. If however the issue is temporary custody (3 months or less) of a minor child the parent (not a legal guardian) can give written permission to the adult caregiver to take custody of the child. The document should include the date temporary custody is to begin and end; permission for the… Read More
If the parents are giving a friend their child how can the adult accepting the child become legally bonded so the parents cannot take custody of the child at some future time?
Parents cannot "give" a child to someone. All parties must follow the required adoption or guardianship procedures according to the laws of the state and through the appropriate state court. Taking arbitrary action concerning the custody of a minor child can create serious legal complications and potential criminal charges and other penalties for all parties involved. In such cases all participants are required to retain legal counsel. In most cases the court will appoint a… Read More
If both parents of a minor child are unstable can a family member who lives out of state request for guardianship of the minor child?
Yes, through a motion to the court in the jurisdiction of the child's residence. It will be up to the judge to determine if this would be in the best interest of the child.
if there is no mother, any relative can apply for custody. The court will decide who will get the child or the child ends up in foster care. A minor child is not allowed to choose who to live with.
A showing before the court of a need for custody due to a child in need of care.
mother has sole custody even if living with father
The mother. The father have to petition the court for custody or visitation right.
When a child is born to a minor child age sixteen does that child have legal custody of the newborn baby?
ANSWER: Yes. Regardless of your age, you are still the mother. You will have legal custody unless those rights are terminated by the Court.