If your friend lived in Nevada and she had sole ciustody of the children, she could effectuate the kind of guardianship you are looking for up to 6 months. This would not be sufficient to add to your insurance but would address emergencies or school enrollment.
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NO! You can do a guardianship yourselves at your local courthouse. Simply go online for the forms and then fill them our. you will be giving her legal guardianship. you will have to give the father legal notice. It should not be that hard at all to do this and pretty quick also. When you come out you can revoke the legal guardianship. It is done like this all the time. She needs it to be legal for school registration and also medical decisions.
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