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Applying for a minor's passport when ex-spouse or the other parent will not cooperate.

As directed by Public Law 106-113 and 22 CFR 51.28, to submit an application for a new passport or to renew the passport of a child under the age of 16, BOTH PARENTS or the child's legal guardian(s) must appear at the passport office (or post office) and present the required documentation. After a divorce, even with parents who were ordered to share Legal Custody, one parent may not be inclined to help out the other parent when he or she is making plans to vacation with the children. So what do you do? 1) Have your custody orders modified to take legal custody away from the uncooperative parent, or have the order modified to include ramifications if a parent unreasonably withholds his/her

How do I choose a suitable Guardian for my children?

It’s difficult to think about not being there to raise your children. Imagine instead, a court choosing their guardian with no input from you. Imagine your relatives arguing in court over who gets your children. Imagine they agree about who gets to raise your children, but they choose someone you would not have chosen. That's why it's important to nominate a guardian while it's still up to you. Your choice does not have to be perfect. Most likely, no one on your list will seem perfect – that is, just like you. But if you truly consider what matters to you most, you will probably be able to make some reasonable choices. In the end, trust your instincts. If one couple or person meets all of

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