Hi, I am trying to find the form for either legal guardianship of a child or the best temporary guardianship forms,

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ive had the child for over a year now and his mother wants me to get another guardianship form and one that in case something happens to her that the child will remain with me and my family

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  1. Derek L. Hall

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    Answered . When it comes to the legal welfare of a child, I am not in favor of a "do it yourself" kit. Making custody and guardianship decisions have long term effects. I think it would be in yours and the child's best interest to consult with an attorney as soon as possible.

    This communication does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not designed to substitute for... more
  2. Anders Ferrington

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    Answered . Chancery matters, especially when there is a transfer of custody is not a "one form fits all" There are many issues that need to be addressed that are VERY fact dependant

    The law office of Anders Ferrington 601-316-8428 practices state wide. In no way am I offering you legal advice,... more
  3. Jon H Powell

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    Answered . I agree with the other attorney's responses. Any lawyer worth their salt will not give you a form for doing a guardianship. You need an attorney.

    No attorney-client relationship has been formed by this answer. The answer given herein should not be your only... more

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Guardianship and child custody

A guardianship is a legal arrangement for who will have custody and be responsible for the care of child, or "ward." The guardian acts in the child's interests.

Physical custody

Physical custody means the parent that the child lives with. Most parents have joint custody, but depending on the circumstances a court may award sole custody.

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