I was in prison for 6 years, my children ages 12 and 7 were 6 and 1 years old. They were legally adopted by my mom. We have kept visits, letters and phone calls consistent. They have expressed that they want to come back and my mom is willing to allow me to adopt them back. I don't know where to start, legally.
You may want to consult with the attorney who handled the adoption. It is difficult to answer this question without knowing more information, i.e. where was the father during all this? Has he ever filed a petition for custody? Did he ever contest the adoption by your mother? Did you consent to her adopting the children, etc. The previous attorney should have all that information and can advise you as to the next steps. Good luck.
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Consulting with the attorney that handled the adoption is really the best avenue to take.
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