I am starting a Go Fund Me for my brother! My brother is a father of a special young men. Not only is he a wonderful father but he is very interactive & attentive to his son’s needs. Before his son was born he was an exceptional father, going to every doctors visit with his son’s mother to make sure that the doctor was taking care of her needs.
Once his son was born he maintained constant visitation and communication by relocating his job 2-3 times a week. The purpose of the relocation was to help the mother out and make sure before his child went to bed he saw his face, then take a 2-hour bus to get home by 12 am. He has always had a desire to have constant interaction with his child every week but due to his circumstance of not having a car and being a personal trainer (with inconsistent hours) at the time he settled for every other weekend plus agreed upon times.
Throughout the years he got his son through zip car, rentals, and friends who were able to assist him. He took time to visit his son at school on the days that he did not have him so his son would know daddy is still around. He is known by many friends as the king of play dates. Always trying to establish other friends, especially fathers, to take their kids out to play with each other. His experience of being a father has encouraged him to go back to school and acquire a Masters of Teaching in Early Childhood Education, which he completed and his son was able to witness him walk to get his degree. He has been a Prek3 teacher in the District of Columbia since 2015. He loves teaching and now his schedule has opened up more opportunity to participate in his sons extra-curricular activities during the week. During the summer he took off and spent every day at his day camp helping his son with reading and other activites. Spendingn time with his son and teaching him to grow up to be a well rounded kid is his number on priority.
By the end of 2015, he was able to purchase a car and desired more time with his son. In the past 2 years that has not been easy. They have a shared physical custody but the mother has made it difficult for him to have access to his son. They have been in a court battles to acquire more time with his son. It has been a rough year and half for my brother. He is fighting with a person who financially has more resources to acquire a decent lawyer. He has been through 2 lawyers so far and trying to acquire another lawyer that will fight for what’s best for his son. He has experienced heart break of not being able to see his son as he desires and scary moments where he did not know where his son was for a week.
My brother is in need of a good lawyer who will fight for what’s best for his son. This has been hard for him since he is a private person but through convincing we are trying other means in hopes of acquiring a lawyer that can assist him on his case. The court hearing is approaching soon and acquiring a lawyer is will put him in the best position to have access to spending more time with this son. Thanks in advance for any assistance you can give. God Bless.
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