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If you could answer a few questions I will try to help you today.
What were you in the system for in the past?
If your children were removed why were they removed?
Did you ever get them back?
Were you ever charged with a crime?
Since your children were removed from the home due to neglect Federal Law would prevent you from gaining custody of them. The law requires them to place the children with someone that has never been involved with a crime toward a child. Since the children were removed due to neglect they could not place the grandchild with you even if the wanted to.
While you can hire a lawyer to petition the courts for you, in the end you will not win.
I am sorry, I wish I had better news. I know how difficult all this must be for you. We all make bad decisions in life, but sadly there is little you can do to change this.