My daughter's husband is in Jail for Domistic abuse and will be in Jail for a long time... can she get SSI or other assistance (SSI) while he is in jail to care for the children?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Look into California Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).
Best of luck to you.
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