Okay so my son and I are illinois residents for 8 years. My cousin picked up my son on summer break from school and took him to arkansas for what was suppose to be the duration of summer break. I later discovered my aunt and uncle had no intentions of returning my son. I went to pick him up and filed a missing persons report the police told me he would be returned the following evening and I could get him then. I instead was given emergency guardianship papers and a restraining order. I asked for a lawyer in court but was denied a continuance. My aunt and uncle recieved permanent guardianship all in a 90 day time period. This was out of state and so quick I had no money or resources for this. Well my uncle never had permission to have my son at all him and my aunt where suppose to he divorcing and I was told he would not be there. He was there and now he has my son by his self. My aunt and uncle are divorcing and a man I haven't seen in 14 years was given a restraining order and guardianship of my son whom I had for eight years by myself. He abused my son what and where to I file. Isnt it kidnapping, my son was there only 63 days. My aunt wants guardianship terminated.
You may be able to file a motion to have the order granting permanent guardianship set aside, inasmuch as from your query it appears that the Arkansas Court lacked proper subject matter jurisdiction. Fortunately for you, subject matter jurisdiction cannot be waived even if you appeared but did not raise the issue at the hearing.
If Illinois was the home state of your son, an Arkansas Court could enter emergency orders if needed to protect the child but that order is just to give the petitioners time to file for more permanent guardianship in the child's home state.
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