Q: Will judge grant emergency guardianship so that Custodial parent can enlist in the military? NCP is unfit.
Custodial parent wanting temporary guardianship of child to go to maternal grandparents while in military training. NCP has not legitimized son, paid child support in over 1 year, helped to provide for child in over 1 year and the list goes on.
NCP was asked to sign “Acknowledgment of Father” form for Temporary Guardianship petition and declined, even though he is not a “natural, legal guardian” as the petition states. NCP will show up to court out of spite just to get the petition dimissed.
A: He is entitled to service and the opportunity to object, but if he is not legitimized his objection does not carry the same standing as if he was. Also, this is not an emergency. You need to simply file the petition, and your consent, and let the court schedule a hearing.
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