My father in law has guardianship of my children and is telling me that he tricked me into signing my rights over
Another person can only sign for you if you've previously given them authorization to do so, either in that specific instance, or in general. If your father in law signed your name on documents without your knowledge or permission, that is a forgery and illegal. If he tricked you into signing, that's not a forgery, but may be fraud. Fraud is not the easiest thing to prove. I don't practice family law, but to my knowledge there must be a hearing before parental rights can be terminated or altered. I highly doubt you've surrendered all of your rights by signing a piece of paper. You'll need to contact a family law attorney in your area to discuss the situation in much greater detail.
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If you truly signed the document by some sort of deception or trick, you must act steadfastly to cancel the document signed, or your challenge may be considered waived through ratification by inaction.
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