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Filing niece. Father alcoholic, mother deceased.

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Filing for guardianship for great niece. Father alcoholic, mother deceased.
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I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of the situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.

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