Scenario 1: Reconnecting with your Child in Probate Court

  1. Why would I go to probate court to end a guardianship?

  2. If I have been incarcerated and someone else is the guardian of my child, what are my legal rights as a parent?

  3. How can a judge’s decision in probate court affect my rights as a parent?

  4. How will a judge in probate court decide if I get custody or visitation with my child?

  5. Are there convictions that will automatically ban me from reconnecting with my child in probate court?

  6. What can I do to reduce the weight the judge gives my criminal record?