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We're legal guardians: How does she apply?

Chinalee78Chinalee78 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
We've had legal custody of my husband's niece for almost 7 years, but haven't adopted her. Both her parents are living but are transient and in extreme poverty.When she applies for financial aid, whose info does she use, ours or her parents'? Is there any specific financial assistance for a student in her position?
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Replies to: We're legal guardians: How does she apply?

  • mom2collegekidsmom2collegekids Forum Champion Financial Aid, Forum Champion Alabama Posts: 83,818 Forum Champion
    what was the process for this legal guardianship? Was the Court involved?
  • arabrabarabrab Registered User Posts: 5,961 Senior Member
    Chinalee -- Would it be possible to get a court to grant you guardianship? The financial aid process treats a court-ordered guardianship differently than a privately arranged one.
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