Chicago, IL asked in Family Law, Adoption and Child Custody for Arizona

Q: My grandson has been placed in kinship care in Arizona through DCS. Can we apply to adopt him before my daughter's right

Before her rights are severed through DCS. It shows were in Illinoise. We also live in Arizona

1 Lawyer Answer
Mike Branum
Mike Branum
  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Saint George, UT
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: My first question would be: "Have you spoken with DCS about your desire to adopt the child?" If you are offering to provide a safe, stable home for your grandson DCS may be interested in assisting you in reaching your goal. From there I would have a lot of other questions that would allow me to provide more specific assistance but, lacking any further information, my initial advice would be to obtain an appointment with whomever is managing your grandsons' case for DCS, sit down, and discuss your proposed solution with them.

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