Temporary Custody or what?

My children are living with my mother in LA and I need to know what risks are there in giving her temporary custody and how do i even give her temporary custody of my children?

Asked on June 11, 2009 under Business Law, Georgia

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

What are the risks? Depending.  Why are you giving your children to your mother? Are you in trouble? Are you a drug addict, alcoholic, all of the above? What are the underlying issues?

Well, your mom could try to be awarded permanent custody depending on your answers to the above questions.  How do you do the temporary custody thing?  There are particular filings you must file.  Don't do it yourself.  Try www.attorneypages.com.


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