Legal Question in Family Law in Wisconsin

My brother's son mother passed away about a month ago ,and he got a phone call today stating that his sons grandmother is filing for guardianship, my brother doesn't intend on giving up guardiansip , do they have a case?

Asked on 9/24/13, 4:07 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

David Kowalski Kowalski Family Law, LLC

The standard to obtain a guardianship is very high. The parent must be shown to be unfit. Your message does not give any facts about why the grandmother is requesting guardianship, or what type of contact, if any, your brother has with his son. However, if he opposes the guardianship, he should contact an experienced family lawyer immediately to ensure that his parental rights are protected.

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Answered on 10/04/13, 8:33 pm

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