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The process will be the same even if the minor is incarcerated. You need to file for legal guardianship in the court in the county where you are a resident. The process could take some time, so there is a risk that you might not become the guardian until after he already turns 18, just so you are aware.
You should also ask for temporary guardianship while the process is going on, which is quicker, and will give you some control while waiting for the final judgment from the court.
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