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Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.The answer I am going to provide you with is likely not the one you are hoping on hearing so kindly do not blame the proverbial messenger. From Nebraska you stand a minimal chance of affecting this process for two very specific reasons. First, since Florida has direct personal jurisdiction over the children, they will very likely not cooperate with an outside state pursuing guardianship especially in a situation where the person seeking guardianship is not related to the children. Second, since you are not close by, the state will almost invariably favor someone more local because they consider most types of relocation to not be in the best interest of the children because it may be a traumatic experience.That does not mean you cannot pursue it yourself--you would just need to do it out of Florida. Consider traveling there yourself or retaining counsel locally. Have that attorney file your petition for guardianship on temporary basis. It is also suggested that if at all possible to obtain releases from other parents showing consent, since that will make the process far easier. Be prepared to answer concerns about relocation since the courts may possibly consider denying your petition if they see no good cause for it.Good luck.
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