Unfortunately, as his mother
she has the sole say regarding his custody and living arrangements and if she does not agree to him staying with you and granting you guardianship
, it is unlikely the courts will either unless you can prove she is an unfit parent and unable to care for the needs of the child. Under the grandparent's rights laws, while grandparents have the right to seek visitation
and even guardianship/custody when the parents are not married, when it is their own child who is the parent denying visitation or custody the courts will not override that parental right. Thus, unless you are able to convince her to sign over temporary guardianship for the child to go to school, you are not likely going to be successful in court without proving her to be unfit and that court process takes quite some length of time.
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