Please help me get my son back

I have not see him in over 6 months now.  With this current pandemic my Ex has been keeping our son at her house, because she thinks it is "safer". I work at home, have been very responsible & careful as any concerned parent would be. I have tried enforcing my right through the courts but she came back with a lawyer... again! I have been down this road before when we first split up.  I don't have good credit, can't borrow the money from family because they don't have it either & no attorney will accept a Payment plan, I've called everywhere. I have looked into local state aid to help me pay for an attorney with a reduced hourly rate, but  I am above the income cut off by only $500 so they denied my application, I just can't seem to catch a break.... 

                 A bit of a history, My ex-wife cheated on me and decided to take my son away, because the laws were in her favor. I was young, ignorant & broke so I tried fighting for my right by representing myself and don't want to make that mistake again! She hired a lawyer, and lets just say, it was an experience similar to running backwards through a corn field, naked. I only had him very little time and was slammed with a $600/ month child support payment. I could not do anything for a year, so I dealt with it. Then, my father had gotten terminally ill. I decided to keep things the same as I was his full-time caregiver, he passed last year. I have tried talking to my Ex and explaining my point of view to her, but all she does is argue and call me "dramatic" for asking to see my son more. I have tried saving for a lawyer but with rent, bills and a $600/month child support payment. I barley have enough left for food & gas.

                    I do not want to take him away from her, because he needs his mother just as much as he needs me. She has a new boyfriend now and insists that my son call him "dad". Amongst other thins, she also takes him out of state without my knowledge & has manipulated her way into having him on all of the holidays for the past few years. Every time I try to put my foot down, she says "l'll see you in court" then I degradingly back down,  I cannot afford an attorney, she can & she knows this. I don't want him to feel pressured to call another man dad, because I 'm  his dad and  desire to be the best father for him! Honestly, I think she's putting me through this because I would not take her back after she realized the guy she cheated on me with is an inconsiderate, manipulative POS drunk, but she made her decision & has to deal with the bed she's made. But it's just not right to keep our son from me! I really need to catch a break and get ahead somehow... He misses me a lot and I enjoy being a father to him. I am very lucky to be blessed with my son & I only want to have equal time with him. There is no other way to do this, but to get an attorney to represent me.  My friend suggested that I try asking for help on Gofundme, so here I am... 

Thank you in advance, if I can reach my goal I would be the happiest father alive. My son is my life :)
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