Q: My child's mother gave temporary custody to her parents My sons mother recently died. Do I get custody now
A: The answer is not necessarily. You don’t say where the child is now or why and when custody was transferred. Depending on the circumstances, you may want to try to obtain possession of the child and then immediately petition the chancery court for custody. However, not having physical possession of the child will not prevent you from obtaining custody if the court finds that it is in the child’s best interests.
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