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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
In re Amberley D.
Citation:775 A.2d 1158
Amberley grew up with her mother and stepfather. Her mother and stepfather separated several times, during which time the children used various temporary living arrangements. After the couple filed for divorce, Joann and her children moved to New Hampshire and Amberley, who was in eighth grade, stopped going to school. She testified that her mother was abusing drugs and alcohol and providing them to her. She ran away on two occasions, and the second time, she was f0und at the home of respondents. Respondents filed a petition requesting appointment as temporary coguardians of a minor. The court granted a temporary six-month guardianship, finding that Amberey was in an intolerable living situation at her mother’s. Joann filed a motion to dismiss the temporary guardianship.
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