I am re-enlisting into the Navy where I was seperated for medical reasons in bootcamp.
I am married but my husband is not the father of my child. When I leave the biological father openly waits to take him and refuse to give him back to my husband as well as try to fight in court for custody while I am unable to appear while in bootcamp.
I am trying to find a way to give somebody rights to stand in court for me while I am away. I looked at gaurdianship but do not want to give him up or fight with the father in court, my children need me to go for medical , dental, and to stop the struggling- I don't want to wait any longer I've been here over a year.
The workers at the office that do gaurdianship in the court house told me I could instead do a power of attorney (in Michigan). I researched this and see many, the minor child one says that I give my rights to provide him with a home as if that is the only reason I may use it. I need a power of attorney who can stand in my place while I am gone, which would I use and is this even a legitimate option for me? If not what are my choices?
You can make an appointment with legal assistance to discuss a POA. For your other more serious issues you need to consult (and eventually hire) a family law attorney in the state where the custody is being contested. I'd consider reposting this question under Child Custody in Michigan. This is not really a military issue.
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