Guardianship of Minor

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Question: How do i get guardianship of my 15 year old brother. He has been with me for over 8 months my day lefthim with me and refuses to talk to me. Now no one in my family including my brother can get ahold of him. I need to take care of his school and medical stuff. How do i take care of this issue in a legal fashion.

Answer: If you are in Maricopa or Pima County, you can go to their Self Service center and file for guardianship. The website is: https://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/Self-ServiceCenter/. If outside of Maricopa or Pima County, go to the Superior Court in your County to see if there are guardianship papers to be filed, if not, you can use Maricopa or Pima County paperwork. You may want to speak with an attorney on guardianship.

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  • How do i get guardianship of my 15 year old brother. He has been with me for over 8 months my day lefthim with me and refuses to talk to me. Now no one in my family including my brother can get ahold of him. I need to take care of his school and medical stuff. How do i take care of this issue in a legal fashion.

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