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I am trying to find out if i need a lawyer to terminate a guardianship. My mother has legal guardianship of my 15 year old daughter who has now lived with me or the last two years. My mother is not fighting it, we all agree that this is best.

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Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
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a lawyer is needed to manage the petition to the court.martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
why do i need to build a case if neither party if fighting it ?
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
Court may still ask for Basis even if there is consent!Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
Awaiting your reply, thank you!
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