Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Third Party Rights to Custody - Even a babysitter?

An Illinois case going through the court right now is testing the limits of how far can a court go in awarding custody to non-parents. Usually it is a grandparent, aunt or step parent that tries to challenge a natural parent's rights to custody. In a case I am following, a babysitter was recently awarded temporary custody of a minor she cared for. As more comes available, I'll update. Source: