I know I don't have much room here, so I'll try to make a long story short. A year and a half ago, my ex husband and i separated. His family is from Texas, mine from Washington, so I moved back to Washington and in to my grandfathers house. My grandfather has a very small home and also suffers from emphysema, so I wasn't able to bring the kids with me. The divorce was finalized in December, so my ex and I decided that I'd drive to Texas to pick the kids up as soon as my six year old was out of school for the summer. My ex currently lives with his parents (as do my three children, his sister and her husband, her four children, and his two parents.. it's a three bedroom house). When his parents found out that the kids were going to be moving to Washington, they filed a suit to change the parent/child relationship and name themselves guardians. I'm currently in Washington... and I don't know what to do!!!Answer Question
Answer by LoriKeet at 7:14 AM on May. 23, 2009
I get that you have family in another state, but why couldn't you move back to Texas and rent an apartment or small house there, so you can at least be involved in your childrens lives on a daily basis? If you can prove that you have a stable job/income, and can provide the basic necessities for your children, along with child support (should you regain custody of them), I don't see why everyone can get what they want. It is afterall all about what is in the CHILDRENS best interests! Good luck!
P.S. Here is a good site on parents rights, with message boards you can post/respond specific questions as pertains to your state(s) and situation.
Answer by LoriKeet at 7:31 AM on May. 23, 2009
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