Oak Park, MI asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Family Law for Michigan

Q: My cousin is a felon and avid drug user. How can I get custody of her unborn child?

My aunt is raising and taking care of her other child but is not in the health to raise another. We want to keep the baby in the family but we don't want to wait for my cousin to mess up and land back in jail before I get the baby. Is there a way with her drug use and prior convictions that they see her as an unfit mother now that I can take the baby at birth? This way the child doesn't move homes or parents?

1 Lawyer Answer
Neil Colman
Neil Colman
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Clinton Township, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: You can't

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