Dara and Liam are reaching out to you as the parents (mom and stepdad) of T (using his first initial to protect his privacy), who just turned 8. They are going through a very hard time as a family and dealing with some significant financial challenges due to a tough and extremely time-sensitive situation regarding child custody as well as physical therapy and emotional therapy bills for their kid, T.
Dara and Laim are raising money to cover legal fees and travel costs necessary for Dara to get back to the Bay Area. They need this immediate help to allow them to appeal a most recent decision by the court to send T back to California on February 17th. Dara was unrepresented at the last hearing and was not given time to prepare because her ex's response came only one day before the hearing which gave no time to defend her reasons for keeping T in Texas (concerns for his welfare and safety as well as his education and living conditions in CA).
To protect T's best interest, they need to secure representation for Dara with $400 due on Monday morning and then a retainer of $10,000 on the same day is needed to move forward. They also must appeal the decision made last Wednesday by Tuesday which is why they need representation on Monday.
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