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Form to file by a grandparent requesting legal custody of

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form to file by a grandparent requesting legal custody of grandchildren uncontested
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: cups has taken grandchildren from father. they have agreed for me to take custody but I have to file a form
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 9 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.

Expert:  RayAnswers replied 9 months ago.

This is called a suit affecting parent child relationship here in Texas.

Forms and self help

http://texaslawhelp.org/files/685E99A9-A3EB-6584-CA74-137E0474AE2C/attachments/E7FF8894-823E-471E-BF86-236DD6D3520F/sapcr_instructions_final.pdf

This is filed in District Court with District Clerk in county where the children are located.

You have to serve each parent or file a waiver of service signed by them.

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