my daughter gave me guardianship of my granddaughter on Mon. Today her father (my daughter dad) her my daughter served with a paper saying he taking custody of our grandchild but yet we live in two different states. Can he take my granddaughter away from me?
You need to consult with an experienced family law attorney to get a complete analysis of what has happened, what options are available, and what is likely to happen in the custody litigation. You do not have "guardianship" of your granddaughter unless there is a court order granting you guardianship. Your question seems to really be about custody of the child. As a general rule, parents are entitled to have custody of their children. If your daughter is not fit to care for the child, then the father is probably entitled to have the child live primarily with him. If neither parent is fit because they both present serious, demonstrable threats to the child's safety or well being, then the court could consider placing the child in your custody. Again, you need to arrange for you and your daughter to consult with an experienced family law attorney, in the county where the custody case has been filed, right away.
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