A simple guardianship is most likely the route you will take unless you are attempting to adopt.
The law office of Anders Ferrington 601-316-8428 practices state wide. In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but instead need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice.
You need to schedule an appointment with an attorney before I would attempt to offer any answer. With your age being a possible factor against you in a custody fight, I tend to agree with Mr. Ferrington about the guardianship. However, there are far more issues that probably need to talked out with an attorney. Sorry, but there is not much more information you will be able to get from a few lines posted on an internet website.
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