Hello, my name is XXXX, XXX I'd like to answer your question. First, I have a question of my own.From your post, it looks like your question is, how to keep the middle child with you and not going to the other grandmother? Am I right?
And, when you say she has "adoption papers," you mean she has an actual court decree of adoption?
I have not seen them, but dept. of child services says they have them.
I'm very sorry to have to tell you this, but I do not believe that there is any way you can prevent her being returned to the other grandmother (her adopted mother) as soon as DCS says its safe to do so. That's pretty much what adoption means. Its final.Cashing the social security checks is a bad thing, but its not directly related to the girl's safety.
The many years of not caring for the child should be taken into account by DCS, but only as one factor among many.I much prefer giving people good news rather than bad news, but there it is.
wouldn't this be a case of abandenment?
Possibly, if she had no contact with the child over many years ... but that's a factor in the DCS case, its of no direct help to you.
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