DearCustomer- If all you have is a power of attorney given by your daughter then your daughter can revoke that POA at any time and take her daughter anywhere she pleases. If you had obtained custody that would be a different matter as the court would have to approve any change in custody. I appreciate your concern but your granddaughter is your daughter's child and she has the power to do what she wishes so long as its legal.
David Kennett - JD - Attorney at Law
Then you should file a motion for custody with the local court. It may be an uphill battle but if you are afraid for the child's safety it is the right thing to do. You may want to seek the assistance of a lawyer to be sure you get everything filed correctly.
Well kidnapping may be a bit of a stretch but the court may frown on you keeping the child away from her without her consent. Obviously she could revoke the POA at any time and then you would be in violation of the law. I think the better course of action is to file for custody.
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