There is no advantage per se about being listed for residential and mailing purposes. It simplifies the process for the child and the parents to know what address should be listed for the child so important documents and notices aren't split between two addresses.
You can ask for them to consent to termination which is much simpler. I think that if the parent has been absent for that long, then you have a good case for seeking termination of that parent's rights.
My younger sister is blind and autistic. She lives with our mother right now, but our mother's health is failing. What can we do for me to get guardianship of my sister? Is it a long and expensive process? I live in Nebraska, and my mother and sister live in Mansfield Mo.
How long and expensive it is depends on the case. A contested guardianship case certainly takes more time and money than an uncontested case. Ultimately you will need to consult with attorneys who do guardianships where your sister resides.
We were all adopted, her adopted family is horrible. There has been many wellness checks on her from me. Many DFS calls on the family so much stress she ran away and they brought her back. She is 17 she graduates early, and would like to live with me. I've contacted so many people and they... Read more »
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