Domestic Violence

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Question: My aunt just got guardian ship of me. My father that adopted me still has custody of my aunt and I are constantly fighting she threatens to send me back to him. Now that I am 16 can move out of my aunt's house and move back in with my biological father that is her brother?

Answer: A person who has only temporary guardianship may revert back to their original custodial caretaker. Here is more information about juvenile guardianship. https://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/JuvenileCourt/guardianship.asp

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  • My aunt just got guardian ship of me. My father that adopted me still has custody of my aunt and I are constantly fighting she threatens to send me back to him. Now that I am 16 can move out of my aunt's house and move back in with my biological father that is her brother?

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    Referral number 602-257-4434
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