Q: Can a child decide which caretaker they want to live with?
We have taken care of my Husbands biological niece for the last 6 years, no child support or such. Took care of medical, education, activities, finances. All through notarized agreement/ Affidavit .Mom has been back in the state for the last 3, taking child on weekends at times. Very minimal involvement, no financial involvement, or educational involvement and or medical. She has now decided she would like to take the child back full time and has yet to show any parental consistencies and or preparation for child to start school. The child does not want to live her Mother full-time. She only wants to see her on weekends. Does she have any rights? What is the best option?
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