I'm very sorry to hear that you're going through this. Unfortunately, this is not going to be easy. More information is needed to give a more detailed answer. However, you really need to just find an experienced family law litigation attorney in town and go speak to them. Getting advice on here will not be sufficient. Ultimately, you'll need to hire an attorney and probably have them file a lawsuit to get them back. Good luck going forward. I hope this was helpful.
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Your question does not indicate your relationship to the children. Regardless, the best thing that you can do to understand your rights at this point is to meet with an experienced family law attorney to discuss the situation and to help you determine what is the best option for you moving forward.
Adoption is complex. You need a lawyer. That lawyer should be able to help you with this.
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