Child Custody

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Question: My brother and his ex girlfriend are unfit parents. They try to avoid responsibility at all costs when it comes to my nephew. Is there any way that I can request custody of my nephew to provide him stability and the attention he needs?

Answer: Guardianship of the child may be needed.  Go to:  http://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Forms/Filing-for-Minor-Guardianship to find the forms to complete for guardianship in your county.  You may also wish to speak with an attorney to see if there is anything else you need to do to assist the child.

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