Theoretically you should go to court and seek an order allowing you to place her with your family in Texas, as she has lived here within the last six months. Do you really think as a single parent who has shown little or no interest, that he would oppose it? Does he want to take care of a nine month old?
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Difficult to get a guardianship in Texas with the child here and a custody order already here in place. You really need to get in contact with a local family law attorney to discuss ALL the facts. Good luck!
My colleagues are correct. Your best bet is to consult with a local family law lawyer to explore your particular circumstances and provide you with fact specific direction.
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