Guardianship of Minor

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Question: I have permanent guardianship of my granddaughter since 2000 she is now 13. She went for her first time out of state to see her mother for 2 weeks. When the visit was almost up she sent a message that she is not sending her back and is filing some papers and states that i can call and talk to her after thats all done. What rights does she have? How do i go about having my daughter send her back home? I researched and no papers have been filed here.can she file in that state to terminate guardianship?

Answer: The following is provided for general information only. To find out how the law applies to a specific situation, contact an attorney directly. Pursuant to A.R.S. 14-5209, a permanent guardian has the same powers and responsiblities as a custodial parent.. For further instruction you may contact the court that issued the permanent guaridanship decree, or contact law enforcement authorities with the court documents indicating guardianship and explain the matter to them.  If the assistance of an attorney is needed in another state, the State Bar Association of that state may have resources to help locate an attorney.

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  • I have permanent guardianship of my granddaughter since 2000 she is now 13. She went for her first time out of state to see her mother for 2 weeks. When the visit was almost up she sent a message that she is not sending her back and is filing some papers and states that i can call and talk to her after thats all done. What rights does she have? How do i go about having my daughter send her back home? I researched and no papers have been filed here.can she file in that state to terminate guardianship?

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