Grandparents' Rights

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Question: i need to establish my grandparenting rights to c.p.s. in AZ. i need to do this very soon for i have heard they (c.p.s.) may be planning to send my grandaughter to N.Y. to be with 'next of kin' her mother has stated the child has NO family here in AZ. truthfully she has more family here on my side (the fathers) than ever in N.Y. please help?!?!?!

Answer: Arizona Revised Statutes 25-409 explains what a grandparents rights and how they are applied.  To view the statute go to:  http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ars/25/00409.htm.  You may want to contact an attorney to find out how to  establish your rights as a grandparent  for DCS in Arizona.  You may also be able to contact the DCS manager regarding the case.

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  • i need to establish my grandparenting rights to c.p.s. in AZ. i need to do this very soon for i have heard they (c.p.s.) may be planning to send my grandaughter to N.Y. to be with 'next of kin' her mother has stated the child has NO family here in AZ. truthfully she has more family here on my side (the fathers) than ever in N.Y. please help?!?!?!

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