Guardianship of Minor

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Question: I have had my grand daughter since september 2015 and now her mom is wanting her back in June, how do I go about getting guardianship of my grand daughter, my daughter does not live in this state and at the moment she is living with friends, she also has 4 other kids who are constantly being taken out of school and moved around at the moment none of the kids are in school, I really don't want to send her back, she is autistic with other disabilities and is doing good here although we have our moments and she is in counseling, I don't even know if I even have a chance to gain guardianship.

Answer: To obtain guardianship of the child, you would need to file paperwork with the Superior Court in the county which you live.  Most counties have self service forms.  You can go online at http://www.azcourts.gov/selfservicecenter/Self-Service-Forms to find the county you live in and where to find the forms needed for guardianship of a minor. You may also want to contact an attorney for further information and answer any questions.

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  • I have had my grand daughter since september 2015 and now her mom is wanting her back in June, how do I go about getting guardianship of my grand daughter, my daughter does not live in this state and at the moment she is living with friends, she also has 4 other kids who are constantly being taken out of school and moved around at the moment none of the kids are in school, I really don't want to send her back, she is autistic with other disabilities and is doing good here although we have our moments and she is in counseling, I don't even know if I even have a chance to gain guardianship.

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