Can I have custody of my 11 year old brother if our dad just passed and his mom died 4 years ago? 2 Answers as of June 03, 2015

My dad’s sister is trying to take my little brother because my dad passed. His mother passed a few years ago. I have been financially supporting my brother before both parents died and claiming him on my taxes.

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The Law Offices of Robert W. Bellamy
The Law Offices of Robert W. Bellamy | Robert W. Bellamy
Yes if you are of age you can apply for guardianship. get a lawyer and move quickly.
Answer Applies to: Alabama
Replied: 6/3/2015
Michael Anthony Wing, P.C.
Michael Anthony Wing, P.C. | Michael Anthony Wing
You sound like you have an excellent argument that you are the next relative resource, and that you have already established "roots" with your sibling that should not be torn. Contact your local branch of DHR to try to get them on your side. If they are for you, then they have their own lawyers.
Answer Applies to: Alabama
Replied: 6/3/2015
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