My kids Grandma is trying to get guardianship of my two children. The first hearing is in 10 days. I was given a copy of the hearing by there grandma about a week ago. I never signed anything.
Title 14 Guardianship are uncontested proceedings. The Court can not grant the guardianship without your consent (or lack of objection). If you do not want to allow your children to be in the legal care of your grandmother, you need to file an objection. She probably still has options, such as seeking loco parenti custody if she has been the care giver and if it would be significantly detrimental for the children to be with you.
Allowing your children to be in the care of someone else does not mean your 'lost.' It might be the best thing for your kids and you. A guardianship also does not mean that you are an unfit parent. What it means is that someone else is providing care with your consent. In the world of custody, very little is really 'permanent'. You can always revisit the situation and the orders in the future. www.woodnicklaw.com
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