Q: If a awol Foster child is picked up by the cops then he is released to a family member knowing the child is awol
What should the family member do? Could family member legally file for guardianship?
A: The family court can decide upon custody of the child. You can file an action in court to determine proper custody of the child.
A: More information is needed. Depending on the facts, a guardianship could be the best option. Speak with an attorney in your county, San Bernardino. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
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