Protective Child Services
My husband, the father of my daughter, chased my daughter down our driveway in his truck. He nudged her with the truck.
I lived in DV along with my children for 19 years.
Had called the police and had him arrested several times.
I had tried before to leave with the help of the local DV center and the courts, however, he retained an attorney, and suddenly it was all my fault.
However, after attempting to run her over, I went to the local DV center, again, the courts and DSS.
I was placed under intense scrutiny and had to jump through far too many hoops b/c CPS did not believe my son, who witnessed it,my daughter the victim or me.
We were victimized by him, and CPS.
The second time in the court system was a victory, I couldn't get legal aid. They gave me a packet detailing how I should "defend" myself in court.
I did REPRESENT myself in court and won custody and a protection order.
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