Informal Agreement

Informal Agreement

Advantages

  • Nobody outside the family is involved, like child welfare. 
  • Provides a temporary fix for what is hoped to be a temporary problem.  

Disadvantages

  • The parents can change this arrangement at any time and offers no protection from the parents removing the child when they want to. You can’t protect the child if the parent wants the child back. 
  • You have no authority to make decisions for the child, such as making medical decisions. 

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*Not Intended as Legal Advice