I took my 16 yr. old nephew into my home on Jan. 1st 2012. His parents are alcoholics and drug users. They have been separated for over a year and his mother has been to two different rehabs with no results, and his father works intermittently and has lost his home, driving privledges, and his business. Both of my nephews parents are toxic beyond belief. I want to have legal custody of my nephew. I don't have a lot of money for attorney fees as I am now his sole support. My brother (his father) might consider giving me legal guardianship, but I doubt his mother would without a legal fight. I really need some help or direction as to how to get this done. I fear they could demand him back and he would be in a very toxic and unsafe environment with either one of them.
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