How to terminate guardianship if i live in another state

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How to terminate guardianship if i live in another state

Me and my girlfriend live in texas and we have a daughter together who has
currently been under guardianship of my girlfriends dad for the last two years
who lives in boone county arkansas . I was wondering what all forms we need to
terminate the guadisanship and where do we need to send the forms. Due to
financial situations we are not able to hire an attorney. So any help would be
much appreciated. thank you god bless

Asked on December 4, 2017 under Estate Planning, Texas

Answers:

G.J., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

 
If the court granted your girlfriend's father guardianship of your child, you must file a petition for termination with the court that granted guardianship. You can contact the Clerk of the Court where the order was granted. They will have paperwork for you to fill out or can help you understand the process. In order for the court to grant the petition for termination, you must provide evidence that there has been a change in circumstance and there will be a positive outcome if the order is granted.


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