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HelloWell, no. Not necessarily. But I suggest you better get the Grandmother to put into writing that she has a temporary guardianship as provided by the daughter and that you are taking authorized to care for the child and that should be notarized.
Thank you. What happens if the mother cannot be located? Can we proceed with permanent guardianship and adoption based on abandonment using a private attorney, or does Children's Services always have to get involved?
And if we are able to find the mother, we would be able to proceed with a private adoption without CPS?