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Daughter wants Guardianship of other daughter

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Junior Member
I live in VA. My 19 year old daughter lives in GA. My 17 yr old daughter left home in VA to live with her sister in GA. She would like to register for High School, but cannot since my 19 year old does not have guardianship and we do not live in the area.

What woul be involved in granting legal guardianship and what are the pros and cons of doing this. We are not necessarily opposed to doing this, but do not want to end up in a legal quagmire or spend thousands of dollars to do this.


Queen Bee
Are both the child's parents in agreement of giving guardianship? It usually doesn't take much but filing with the court that guardianship is being voluntarily granted to the 19 year old.


Junior Member
Yes, both parents are in agreement - we are still married, etc.

Would this need to be filed in VA (where we live) or GA (where they live)?

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