My niece is fixing to get out of prison and she stated that she was going to sign her rights of the baby over to us so we would have full custody of the baby. If she writes out a statement and has it notarized will it be legal.
To secure legal custody? No. There must be a court order for that to be effective. However, it would make a very persuasive exhibit to a custody petition in juvenile court. You need to contact a local seasoned family law attorney to assist you.
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