I played UO some 10 years ago and now I'm trying to set up a server for me, my girlfriend and my mom, who still plays. Cheerio.
Welcome to the Servuo Community dateryu. Family shards are plenty welcome here int he community there are a few members here already who have the same goal in mind. I believe you'll be pleasantly surprised are the helpfulness of the ServUO community. :)
Welcome to the community dateryu! You will find that everyone is very helpful and nice around here. And the people working on ServUO are actually active in the forums helping!