My niece and nephew are the children of unemployed, homeless, drug addict, divorced parents. The kids live with their grandparents who are unable and unwilling to raise them. I live 100miles away and have 3kids of my own. I would love to have them live with me and I think I could even get my brother and his ex wife to agree, but I want it to be official and binding, so they can't take them back whenever they want and continue to disrupt their lives and destroy whatever stability and normalcy I can create. What's the best way to go about this? Have a lawyer involved? Write up my own contract? Become a foster parent and get cps involved? I'd want to be able to get them insured, make medical and school decisions, and have a say in visitation.
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