Child Custody

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Question: I have twin girls that are 9 months old. The biological father has had no contact since they were born. I took him to court for child support. He now has started paying child support and want 50% legal custody.He still does not want any contact with them but would like his rights go to his mother. Can he get his rights and give them to his mother

Answer: In order for a grandparent to have legal custody, she would have to file for third party rights. ARS 25-409. Third party rights outlines what a grandparent would need to do. You can go to http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/Self-ServiceCenter/Forms/FamilyCourt/fc_group_9.asp to find out more about grandparents rights and forms. You may wish to ask an attorney for legal advise.

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  • I have twin girls that are 9 months old. The biological father has had no contact since they were born. I took him to court for child support. He now has started paying child support and want 50% legal custody.He still does not want any contact with them but would like his rights go to his mother. Can he get his rights and give them to his mother

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