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Legal Statutes: Delaware

UPDATED April 12, 2017

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Subchapter II. General Procedures for Appointment of Guardians

back to top§ 2320. Persons eligible to petition for guardianship

Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, any adult person or persons may petition the Family Court for a guardianship order regarding a child not his, hers or theirs. Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, DSCYF, the Division, a licensed agency, the guardian ad litem or a hospital that has an interest in the health, education or welfare of a child or children may petition the Family Court for a guardianship order so long as the proposed guardian or guardians consent to the appointment.
70 Laws 1995, ch. 186, § 1, eff. July 10, 1995; 73 Laws 2001, ch. 150, § 1, eff. July 10, 2001; 73 Laws 2002, ch. 360, § 1, eff. July 8, 2002; 79 Laws 2014, ch. 246, § 1, eff. June 10, 2014.