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temporary custody! help

Posted by on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:18 PM
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Ok guys, please give me any info you have on what it takes to get temporary custody of a baby.

I found out a day or so ago that I have a brand new baby niece by a brief call from a woman indigent know who was the baby's mother's grandmother.


Well today my dh got a letter from his brother (who is in prison) telling us that the baby's mother is also locked up and they want us to take temporary custody of the baby!!!!!


I am soooooo ecstatic!!!!!! Omg I'm shaking I'm so happy.

Ok so of course I'm going to go Google and most likely hire a lawyer for all this but I'd just love to hear from you guys if any of you have ever been in this situation. What do I need to get the ball rolling?
Also, the baby was born in Virginia (and currently living with her great grandmother there) and I live in California, so that may complicate things a bit.

But please share with me your first hand knowledge!

Like I said, I'm going to Google info but I'd love to gather info here as well!

:)
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504bbymami
by Sapphire Member on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:24 PM
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KristenFowles
by Ruby Member on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:25 PM

 From what I know..

The process is LONG

Baby will probably go into foster care for a WHILE first..

dawnnamarie
by Ruby Member on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:25 PM
It would go first to any maternal or paternal grandparents.
Pooobaihr
by Platinum Member on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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There are legal papers that you can just buy from an office depot and get them to sign it and take it to get notorized and that will help with temporary guardianship.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM
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Are you going to teach her how to twerk?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM
Don't get attached.... It is just temporary, right?
Derari
by :::Achtung::: on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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Oh dear, girl, your life is only quiet for a few days:)

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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You're not getting that baby. Someone would have to be really fucked up and not doing their job to hand over a kid to you. Hell monkeys could raise that baby better than you.
504bbymami
by Sapphire Member on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:28 PM
Mothers parents are dead.

Fathers parents is fighting for custody of her own kids and is homeless


Quoting dawnnamarie:

It would go first to any maternal or paternal grandparents.

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Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Jun. 25, 2013 at 9:29 PM
You won't get the baby. It doesn't work that way. CPS will get involved knowing both parents are locked up.
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