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GRANDMOTHER AND SURVIVING NATURAL PARENT BATTLE FOR CUSTODY OF CHILD

Mother died.  Mother and her child had lived with maternal grandmother.   Child was a one year old.  Mother died in a car accident. The law is clear: upon the death of the custodial parent, “the minor child will then be considered to be in the physical custody of the surviving natural parent,” even if the [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Adoption, Step-parent and Grandparent Rights|0 Comments

PROVING WHO THE MINOR CHILD RESIDED WITH

Grandmother and her husband (the Youngs) filed a petition for custody of grandmother’s grandchild (J.H.). In their petition, the Youngs alleged that they had cared for J.H..  Also, they had made decisions on behalf of J.H. since she was an infant. They alleged that this had been done in agreement with J.H.’s mother.  The mother [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Step-parent and Grandparent Rights|0 Comments