Guardianship of Minor

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Question: I have had legal guardianship of my grandson since birth.He is now 9 years old. What rights exactly do I have with him? what rights does the biological mother and/or father have, Even though the father is not on the birth certificate.

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In Arizona, the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) Section 25-408 gives a non-custodial parent the right to reasonable “parenting time,” provided that the court has not determined that seeing that parent would not be in the child’s best interests. However, A.R.S. § 14-5209 gives a guardian the same rights as a custodial parent.

For information on Maternity and Paternity Proceedings, see Title 25 of the ARS, chapter 6.

To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, consult with an attorney. See the article on this site,  "Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice."

 

 

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