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In Loco Parentis: When the Best Interest of the Child Conflicts With Loyalty to the Biological Parents for the Child and the Acting Parent

As the acting parent, designated by one of the biological parents (the father), I find that my loyalty to him, which was sincere, has come into sharp contract with the best interests of the child. I have also found that the child experiences many conflicts regarding his loyalty to his biological parents and me, his legal [...]

Get a Lawyer, BUT Do Your Own Work Too

Having the status of “acting parent” or “in loco parentis” means that you have unique parental rights compared to the majority of custody cases currently in the courts today. If you choose to fight for custody, then you are challenging the foundation and biases related to biological parental rights. In Pennsvlvania, the law stipulates that you [...]

Order of the Court: Guardian ad Litems & Psychological Evaluations

The law in Pennsylvania requires that the court consider what is in the “best interest” of the child. It does NOT state or insinuate that you have to prove that a parent is unfit. This is an important distinction, and well worth thinking long and hard about. The judge in your case may order that [...]

Legal Guardianship and In Loco Parentis - Acting Parent at School

When you’re in loco parentis at the school, you’re considered the legal guardian of the child. I have a copy of the form I used for legal guardianship. If you need a blank copy, just let me know. I’m happy to share my resources.
It’s important to know that as legal guardian, you don’t necessarily trump [...]

Standing in place of the parent, or acting parent, or "in loco parentis" is a big job that comes with a unique set challenges. I created this blog to share my story and my experiences with those who find themselves in a similiar situation. I look forward to hearing your comments!

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