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A grandmother had guardianship of her sons children and she

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A grandmother had guardianship of her sons children and she was receiving financial assistance from social services. However, the parents don't have legal custody of the children even though they are the parents and they took the children from her so how could the grandmother gain custody of the kids.
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This is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information on this regard
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How long did the kids live with the Grandparents?
How old are they?
Did the court order the return to the parents?
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There is no court order for custody of a 13 year and 10 year old twins. 13 year old live with grandmother her whole life and twins for 5 years
Family Lawyer: Samuel II, Attorney at Law replied 2 years ago
HelloThank you. I suggest the Grandmother can file a Petition for a Guardianship of the children in the county where they have been living. And she should check with the clerk of the court to see if they have a packet of forms to do that - or get a sample copy of the pleadings to use as a guide, if she is going to do this herself. She can file and request the court to put it in for an emergency hearing if she has reason to believe and can prove that the children are in any kind of danger. The emergency hearing will allow a court to grant a temporary order of guardianship and custody until a hearing for final resolution can be made.
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She can file those 4 forms on her own, without a local attorney or she can consult with a local attorney to assist her
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