Fighting my childhood sexual abuser in court

This is me, small, vulnerable, and a victim of childhood sexual abuse.  It started with grooming at 2, progressed to the unspeakable at 101/2.  Currently, I am taking my abuser to civil court to pay for what he did to me and I need help to pay for legal fees.  The reason I am going through the civil courts is because criminal law is sorely lacking in success for these types of crimes, despite a confession, so, getting a lawyer and taking him to court myself is my only option.  

My abuser lives one block from me and my family and has continuously harassed and followed us, albeit "legally", for 6 years.  A settlement would mean my abuser would be forced to sell the  property which he resides in and finally move.  I am tired of living in fear filled to the brim with anxiety, worrying if my kids are safe to play outside or walk to school.  

I am also driven to fight for my mother, who is 80 and slowing down.  She lives independently in a rented, low income apartment, but one day, she will require more care and she doesn't have the funds for it.  Winning a settlement will also allow me and my brother to obtain better home support so she can continue her life safely.

A little about me: I am an Inuit woman and a survivor.  I have fought with aggressive Ulcerative Colitis since my teens, anxiety and depression, as well as cancer this past summer.  The trauma I endured has affected every aspect of my life and I'm lucky to have survived this far.  

Any donation  will matter.  It would mean one step forward for me and my loved ones to live in peace.  With your assistance, I can force my abuser to move and I can help my aging mother as her needs change.

Please feel free to contact me personally for more in-depth information.  For legal reasons, I have to be vague but I can be truthful in private messages.

Thank you for reading my story.
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Alli Anderson 
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White Rock, BC
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