I currently have a temporary restraining order in Washington on my son's dad and step mom who reside in California due to the abuse of my son. Yesterday afternoon I received a phone call from his cousin informing me I was to be in court tomorrow at 830 in the morning for custody of my son. I live 1300 miles away and cannot possibly appear on such short notice. Also being the week end I can not reach an attorney to appear on my behalf. We had a residential schedule that expired in 2010. Visitation had been drawn up through my son starting school. He began this year and has been attending and living with me ever since. I am unsure what to do to protect my son and concerned about the pending court tomorrow. Any advice would be appreciatedI am unsure exactly what kind of hearing this is. All she told me was I had court monday morning at 8:30 and that it was for custody of my son. She gave me the department number but I was caught up in the thought of it being a violation of the protection order (I did not see it as mailing or service of process of court documents as there was no document and the protection order states no contact by any means directly or in directly except for...)
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