Philadelphia, PA asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Can grandmother successfully appeal our adoption petition?

My husband and I have had foster daughter for over three years (4mths to present). Both us and grandmother petitioned for adoption. After hearings for both, judge dismissed their petition and granted ours. Now they have appealed. What are chances of us losing her to them?

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Cary B. Hall
Cary B. Hall
  • Appeals & Appellate Lawyer
  • Norristown, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Zero idea, because I know zero about your case -- either substantively or procedurally -- and neither does any other attorney here on Justia. If you have an attorney that assisted you through the adoption process, however, you should pose your question to him/her. If you don't have an attorney, now is a great time to consult one if you feel you're in over your head.

Best of luck to you.

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