Atlanta, GA asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Georgia

Q: Permanent guardianship was given to my ex's aunt when she lost parental rights in Juvenile Ct/DFACS. Can I get my 16y/o?

My 16y/o wants to reside with me but his aunt whom has permanent guardianship refuses. Do I have a chance in gaining custody. I am remarried, nice home, good job, and safe environment.

3 Lawyer Answers

Mr. Samuel E. Thomas

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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Athens , GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You def have an argument. I would hire a lawyer and pursue this case.

Homer P Jordan IV agrees with this answer

Regina Irene Edwards

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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: The only answer is maybe. Talk to an attorney who can review all of the court order and listen to your history and give you advice.

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Homer P Jordan IV

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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: It is possible, but without knowing the facts of the case in detail it's difficult to say. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case, present you with the options, and help you plan a proper course of action. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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