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Question: My In- Laws currently have custody of my nephew I want to know how I can transfer custody and how much will it cost?
Information regarding child custody by a non-parent can be found on AZLawHelp.org under the article, “Things You Should Know About Custody and Parenting Time.” That articles states:
Can a person other than a parent have custody?
Yes. The law provides that a person who stands in loco parentis to a child may ask the court for custody (or parenting time). To be in loco parentis a person must have been treated as a parent by the child and have formed a meaningful parental relationship with the child for a substantial period of time. There are other requirements that must be met before a request may be made to the court. One of the child's parents must be deceased, the child's legal parents must be unmarried, or a court case for divorce or legal separation between the legal parents must be pending (see section 25-415, Arizona Revised Statutes).
My In- Laws currently have custody of my nephew I want to know how I can transfer custody and how much will it cost?
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