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Family Belongs Together

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Raised by 3 people in 23 months

Hi, I'm Suzie. I am a mother of seven but because I called the police for help in a domestic violence situation, in August of 2016, my children were taken from me. I was told, by both the social worker and attorney appointed to me, that the simple fact that I had called the cops, I was admitting to "failing to protect" my kids. I thought I was protecting them. The report I was given (and every report thereafter), was grossly exaggerated with almost every sentence a fabricated untruth but to dispute any of it, I'd be disputing the entire thing: the abuse didn't happen. Two years later and I am still not allowed to object.
It's been two years since I had called for "help" and all I was ever told is "it takes time" while the social workers and court-appointed attorneys have, time-after-time, gone out of their way to sabotage my family reunification while, at the same time, trying to say that they are helping, "looking out for the well-being of the children."
Are you kidding me?! They shouldn't have been taken from me in the first place! This separation is hurting them, not helping! These kids want to come home!
"Child Protective Services" are incentivized thousands of federal dollars [for each child] to tear families apart and adopt children out, rather than return them and reunify as they claim "family reunification" is their "job."
I have Seven good-looking, smart, well-behaved children and no, it's not by accident or luck. Again, there are seven of them. Easy pickings.

I need to hire a private attorney. An actual family court attorney.
I am currently being [mis]represented by a third court-appointed. The two prior to him backed out when I presented them with my objections. This third, however, flat out told me that the judge does not care that the social workers are lying. I need real legal aid, someone that would actually help our family, by fighting for us.  I'm told I need to pay a "retainer" fee, before they can move to help.

Obviously there is a lot more to it than what I've shared here but I don't want to give too many details here and thinking about it is rather upsetting.

To read more about our case and know what you'd be supporting, feel free to visit my "blog" at http://www.theimpishthing.com/family

I'm sure you can imagine how appreciative I would be to have my children home, where they belong.

Please and Thank you,
Suzie
Mommy to Charlie, Keola, Kane, Wynnie, Kana'i, Kekoa, and Kealohi.

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I'm about to visit my baby for the last time until who knows when because the "court" ("Child Protective Services") have cut me back to just one two-hour visit a month with him now, too.
While yes, they are hurting me, they don't understand that they are hurting my kids, as well; my children want to come home.
Please, help me hire a real family attorney so I can actually have a chance at fighting their lies and bring my babies home. This third court-appointed attorney told me flat-out that the judge does not care that the social workers are lying. He will not help me file my objections to the false reports. That's why I need a private attorney to fight for me and my family.
Please, I am working now, but I can't do this on my own, I am running out of time. As I've said before, I would be more than happy to pay anyone and everyone back, it will just be a little while but I would be so incredibly appreciative for any and all help in reunifying my family.
Please and Thank you,
Suzie
Mommy of Charlotte, Aries, Daven, Adelyn, Toby, Sebastian, and Robert
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My mother and I traveled four hours to appear in court for a contested jurisdictional hearing this morning, as did my two oldest children and their paternal grandfather, only to be told it wouldn't be happening but rather in "continuance" because I was appointed a new attorney. My third, as he was excited to tell me, is as a result of the second bowing out, due to "conflict," as did the first when I'd approached each of them with Objections and Corrections to the reports of the social workers. Apparently the judge does not care that the social workers lie, as told by the "Third," with his awfully distracting nose hairs, but uh.. there wouldn't be a case at all if it weren't for these asshats having lied in the first place and my children would be home already if these imbeciles would stop lying in each of the reports!?! The "Third" says not to bother with Objections and Corrections by reason of the judge's lack of caring, though.. I'm thinking I should bother since they seemingly caused the other two to back off, right?! I'm ruminating getting a fourth opinion but since these court-appointeds are obviously against representing me with the goal of reunifying my family, like they're supposed to, it's pretty darn evident that I need to hire an actual juvenile dependency attorney to advocate for my family. So, as was the original purpose of this GoFundMe, I'm rolling it out again to raise funds in order to retain such support. Please, they are trying to adopt my children out, on the grounds of mere hearsay and slander. My children were there to testify against the social workers' perjury, directly in spite of the newer worker's advising not to "drag the children to court" because, of course, she knows that their testifying will destroy their case. We need help. Unfortunately the service we require comes at a cost. I have no doubt that my family will be reunited if we are able to receive proper legal assistance and in turn, I know our family will prosper so I will be more than happy to compensate, if you would send me your information used here: http://theimpishthing.com/family/FBTComp.php Every little bit helps and is greatly appreciated. Please and Thank you, Suzie
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They took my baby.
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I did it! I've made shirts! In continued effort to raise funds in order to bring my babies home, I've finally been able to design shirts! More styles coming soon!
https://www.bonfire.com/family-belongs-together/
I made shirts! Family belongs together..
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$45 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 23 months
Created October 19, 2016
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Patricia Jacobs
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Praying you are able them back!!! I pray you can to get a “Guardian ad litem” (GAL): Lawyer person who speaks on behalf of the kids! They investigate what solutions would be in the “best interests of a children” and the whole situation. You get away from the abuser and having a safe place for them to live is KEY. I pray you can get what you need to help get your family back and all be safe!!!

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