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Hello, Please advice me on what to do regarding my little nephew who is 13 years old and living with my 74 years old mother in Nigeria. I am a british citizen, live in London in a 2 bedroom flat and working full time with an annual salary of £28,000. My nephew, the son of my late sister, lost both parents 6 years ago when he was 7 years old in a fatal car accident and ever since i have been taken care of him and now i am planning to bring him to UK to live here with me but don`t know how to go about it hence this question/inquiry please. Thank you
I am responsible for my nephew since he lost his parents 6 years ago. He lives with my mother who is 73 years old widow. I am the one paying for his schooling, his up-bringing, so, i am financially and emotionally responsible.
Is there anyway to bring him to the UK without adopting him since he`s the son of my late sister. I am a british citizen and work full time, i can look after him here in the UK.
Please, advise me on the options i have to bring him to UK.
There is no-specific reason for not wanting to adopt him, just for the respect of his late parents.
Could you please tell me more about the adoption and how it works but i would prefer any other method.
Thanks for your explanation and regarding the Adoptation, i think it will be long to complete because i have to go through so many things.
Is there anything like a straight adoptation i.e since his parents are no-more and i been the one looking after him, won`t it be possible to go to the high court in Nigeria for a court declaration stating that his parents are no-more and that i have the full right to take him, this declaration can be done by my mother and witness by different people that knew his parents.