Hi I am currently 27 years old .I had my kids when I was 21, 24,25 years old. April of 2018 my mom that was their babysitter decided to leave out of the country and retire, I had no money to pay for babysitter or had time to pick them from daycare or any of that. Being a single mom with no family else around and barely making ends meet and NO child support ever from their biological father ever was super tough in me raising 3 girls. Could barely afford rent for our townhome and pay bills gas and a car and insurance all by myself. I decided to ask their grandparents from ex's side and they agreed to help me out, and the girls can stay with them until I figured my situation. They agreed their son is a screw up to say the least. They asked me to sign a document granting them custody in September of 2018 because they were taking care of the girls primarily I agreed to it and signed it to make it easier for them to take them dr appts & everything else. Now they wont let me visit or see my kids at all. Its been a year i haven't seen them and get all my calls and texts ignored from grandparents. What can I do in my situation now?
I get the sense that both you and Dad are severely problematic as parents, sorry. I don't know what paperwork you signed. I don't know if a formal guardianship or other custodial relationship as been created in favor of the children's paternal grandparents. I don't know if the children's paternal grandparents have good evidence of you causing harm to the children. You need to get off the internet into an extended consultation with a lawyer (the Family Law Facilitator at your Courthouse is free) with review of all pertinent paperwork and Court files.
If the document that you signed is an informal grant of custody without court involvement, you can retreive your children with the assistance of local police.
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