Standby Guardianship - Alabama

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Who Can Nominate a Standby Guardian

Citation: Ala. Code § 26-2A-73

The court may appoint a guardian for an unmarried minor if all parental rights have been terminated or suspended by circumstances or prior court order, unless a custodian has been appointed under § 26-18-8 or otherwise by the juvenile court when parental rights have been terminated or suspended.

How to Establish a Standby Guardian

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.

How Standby Authority is Activated

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Involvement of the Noncustodial Parent

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.

Authority Relationship of the Parent and the Standby

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.

Withdrawing Guardianship

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.