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How do I get low income help with child custody battle?

Saint Louis, MO |

My ex is a class c felon. He is not fit to parent our child at all. I am low income. I go to school full time, and work part time. I get no financial help from my childs father. I can not afford to pay legal fees. I need sole custody of my child though, and he refuses to sign rights over so it's my only choice.

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You may want to contact the Missouri Bar Association. They offer an attorney referral system. You could look into whether there are attorneys in your area who have programs for low-income individuals in your situation. You may also want to ask the Missouri Bar Association whether there are any legal clinics in your area that offer services which may suit your needs.

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