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I have been granted emergency custody of my 2 grandchildren

I have been granted emergency custody of my 2 grandchildren in TN. My soon to be ex wife is now in a better position to take care of them. She lives in Iowa. Can I transfer emergency custody to her? Neither my daughter or their daddy's have filed any potinions in regards ***** ***** children. They are all drug addicts and tho I will keep the kids with me I know long term they will be better off in Iowa with their grandmother.

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We are the legal guardian and power of attorney fourteen-year-old

We are the legal guardian and power of attorney for my fourteen-year-old daughter however we are divorced I need from my ex-husband to start paying child support finally what form do I need

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I have joint custody 50/50 of my 17 year old son. He does not

I have joint custody 50/50 of my 17 year old son. He does not want to spend time with his mother, as far as living with her half the time. He goes to school where I live, she lives 35 miles away and continues to insist he go there for weekends etc. I really dont want a lawyer battle as he will be 18 in June, my question is can she legally make a 17 year old go to her house?? Thank you

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My 16 yr old son got in trouble and to avoid punishment says

My 16 yr old son got in trouble and to avoid punishment says he does not want to stay with me, his father, any longer. Over the past 9 yrs he has been with me 75% of the time and I am the residential parent for school.

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I currently live in Tennessee, and I am needing to move to

I currently live in Tennessee, and I am needing to move to San Diego. My divorce happened in IL. I have joint custody with primary residence (he is actually with me all week) father gets him on the weekend. The papers say the child cannot be permanently removed from the state of Illinois pursuant to Chapter 750 ilcs 5/608 without further order of the court.Can I leave the state of Tennessee to move to California without legal repercussions since we both moved to Tennesse? Will I get into trouble does the parenting agreement switch to Tennesse ? Or is this a loophole for which I can move.

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We have custody of our six year old great grandson. His mother

We have custody of our six year old great grandson. His mother simply walked out on him and his sister, my question is I feel I can no longer care for him .Do I have outhority to decide who can have custody and what steps do I take.

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I am attempting to get legal guardianship of my niece. I wanted

I am attempting to get legal guardianship of my niece. I wanted to know if there is a form I can have her parents fill out that I can file with the court without needing to obtain a private attorney.

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I adopted my grandson 10 years ago after his mothers death.

I adopted my grandson 10 years ago after his mothers death. He is moving to Brussels Belgium to live with my brother to finish out high school. How do I transfer guardianship to my brother

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I have guardianship of my grandkids and its Ben 9 years now

I have guardianship of my grandkids and its Ben 9 years now dad is trying to get them back what do I need to do and what are his odds after all this time ?

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