Legal Question in Family Law in Mississippi

What paper work do i need to get custody of my niece. The mother is willing to sign over her rights and give me the baby

Asked on 7/22/09, 12:52 pm

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To transfer custody of a child to a person other than a parent requires establishment of either a guardianship or an adoption. Either requires a petition in chancery court.

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Answered on 7/27/09, 1:54 pm

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