North Carolina Gives a Parent More Control Over Who Raises Minor Children if The Parent Becomes Incapacitated or Dies
Caretakers can assume legal guardianship of a child in out-of-home care without termination of a child's parents' rights, as is required for an adoption.
If you are interested in being a legal guardian, this site has the necessary forms to begin that process.
Some questions and answers about some common problems surrounding guardianship, how to become a guardian of a child or adult, and a couple other things.
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