I am unable to provide for my unborn child. And already have three kids in state hands and rather this one stay outta thier hands and instead in the hands of her grandma!
That's going to depend on Washington's law re: private adoptions...
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Your grandmother can be appointed the baby's guardian with all rights. She will have to get qualified, but that is easy to do.
There will have to be a hearing. The court will appoint a guardian ad litem for the baby who will interview her and you and will draft a report for the court on whether it would be in the best interest of the baby for your mother to be appointed guardian. This process takes several months to accomplish. Good luck.
Nothing can be formally done until after the birth of the child. Additionally, the father will have to consent as he has constitutional rights.
Another option if for your grandmother to get third party custody under RCW 26.10. You should talk to an attorney about this as it is quite complicated.
Another option would be for you to give your grandmother power of attorney over the child to get medical care. That may not be enough for CPS to not step in, but it is a less formal option.
The other option if for your grandmother to adopt the child, but this revokes your parental rights.
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