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We are grandparents seeking guardianship of our grandchildren

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we are grandparents seeking guardianship of our grandchildren in Texas but we have been told that we must apply to be foster parents is that true?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Roger replied 2 years ago.
Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'm a Family Law litigation attorney. Thanks for your question. I'll be glad to assist.
No, I don't find anything that requires a grandparent to be a foster parent prior to being able to apply for guardianship. It may be better/easier for the grandparents to be approved as foster parents, and that may be the reason.....but there's no authority I see that requires the grandparent to engage in being a foster parent prior to applying for guardianship.
You should ask the social worker for the law that requires this....I don't think they'll be able to provide you anything.

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