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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

GRANDPARENT CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILD

  The child’s mother died. The maternal grandmother wanted custody.  So did the child’s father. The child had not been living with either the mother or the father. That allows a third party to file for custody. A third party can’t ask for custody if the child is living with either parent. Such a third [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Step-parent and Grandparent Rights|0 Comments