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Your fears are correct. Many times when these temporary guardianships are granted the grandparent gets attached and when the mother tries to get custody back they will take all of your daughter's issues and use those to claim she is still an unfit mother and should not get her child back. This forces the mother to go back to court and fight them in court and air all of the dirty laundry of your daughter's problems.
If it is possible, I would never advise this to anyone who came into my office as long as the mother was a fit parent. If your daughter is living with the grandmother or wherever she is living, grandma can babysit like normal people do, but the ploy for guardianship is usually a grandma plotting to keep the child from your daughter (we get people here daily and in our offices who have this happen to them frequently) and your daughter should be very wary for this reason. Your daughter needs to go sit with legal aid and have them read the papers and talk more about guardianships, because it can cause her issues later.
You can go into court as well and file an objection as a third party and grandparent to the guardianship and your daughter can also tell the court she changed her mind and did it because she did not understand the law and did not have an attorney at the time. I suggest you strongly consider getting her an attorney involved on this matter.
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