I'm divorced, self-employed single mom, one child (Elementary School), currently living in FL. Accepted job offer for east coast, moved cross country only to hear that employer is bankrupt shortly after.
After taking my child temporarily out of school (abusive teacher), and unknowingly missing a hearing regarding the underlying truancy issue, I was charged with a 2nd degree misdemeanor and my child is now in foster care. BTW, I didn't even have/had a parking ticket. My background is squeaky clean so far.
Battling the State of FL to regain back custody for my only child, I am now (almost 3 months into the process) at a point where I lost my housing, spent all my savings, can't find a job (I'm not a Citizen) and struggle to keep everything together.
And the crux of it all is: With $4,000 I could immediately take care of all legal issues (that's the lowest priced attorney that I found that is capable of handling my case). And if I could find a job that allows me enough time for all the appointments I have to take care of (court, child visitations, case management agency, evaluations, attorney meetings, etc.) I would be able to dig myself out from this hole. And with another $1800 I could manage to obtain new housing so that my traumatized child can be reunited with me.
If anybody here has any helpful ideas that I didn't try yet, please feel free to share. I desperately need to get my child back, nothing else matters more. And in order to get it done I need:
* Room or Small Apartment (for at least 3 months), either rent free or in exchange for my work
* $4,000 to pay the attorney (the current PD is creating one problem after another)
* ANY job offer (as long as I will be able to arrange my work hours around the mandatory appointments I have to take care of I'm willing to work ANYwhere)
* Dental Work with deferred payment (or a payment plan that I can manage)
Let me know if you have any tips that I can implement. I would appreciate it very much. Thank you!