Q: We are wanting to get guardianship of a 15 year old girl. Her parents will sign the paper. How do we go about this?
A: A lawyer will draft a petition for the guardianship, which will need to be signed by you and your husband. Additionally, the child’s parents will either sign the Petition or a waiver. An Agreed Judgnent allowing the guardianship will be signed and then presented to the Judge for his/her signature. If all parties are in agreement, it is a fairly simple process.
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