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how long does temporay custody last for a grandparent??

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Asked by unhappy0928 at 7:19 AM on Dec. 28, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • "temporary" doesn't come with a time limit per se, it depends on what the courts expect the parent/parents to do in order to regain custody

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 7:21 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • temp. can change to permanate or stay temp. either until parents do what is neccessary in courts eyes or just stay temp. for years and years in some states.

    Answer by kingkongsmom at 7:29 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • it remains in tact until new court orders are drawn up or if it was stated (the lentht of time) in original papers

    Answer by justgrape723 at 7:41 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Until a new court order is issued, making a change or it could be continued.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 8:12 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Are you the grandparent or parent? Either way someone has to ask for a change in custody, so it could be until 18 or it could be 2 months, whatever it takes for the situation to change. We are dealing with the same thing in our family with my niece. It is stressful not knowing.

    Answer by Verrine at 8:24 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • It depends on the courts and how long they think it is necessary for the Grand parents to care for the child/children Different scenarios bring different times frames...such as the Grand parent has the child due to drug use ,or the Grandparent has the child due to abuse or neglect. It really all stems from progress being made by the parents themselves

    Answer by tracylyn245 at 8:31 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • it depends on each situation......some time a fews to years just depending on the outcome of court and what the parents need to do to regain thier children

    Answer by cara124 at 9:51 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Until a new court order is issued, making a change or it could be continued.

    Answer by rosetoes at 6:25 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • until the parent or parents comply with everything that the "state" has ordered. you can get visitation though whether supervised or not is up to the courts.

    Answer by tricia1332 at 12:30 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

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