Thank you for that information. It is certainly helpful. So any legal solution can only proceed with her adoptive parents' consent. It seems we may have to overcome the obstacle of the mother's misconceptions about us because of an 11 year-old casefile that was created solely for the purpose of justifying the removal of our daughter from us. We know that it is full of distortions, half-truths, and even outright fabrications because an arbitrator allowed us to remove only a handful of the most heinous of those fabrications when it was being drafted.
Assuming we can reach an accord, a few questions spring to mind. Even though my daughter currently resides in Utah, will the court jurisdiction be in Arizona? Also, as we will likely be unable to afford an attorney at this time, would a guardianship proceeding be something we could handle on our own? Finally, what might be required of us to succeed?
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