My daughter's (9 mo's old) father served me with a temp protective order against me & my child. I say "my" because although she is our child because, HE abandoned us over a month ago, leaving me to pay for 2.5 months of back rent on an apt. we were renting. Since I couldn't pay, we were evicted. I found out he left to stay w/ a woman he has secretly been w/ for over 1 yr. who is a former prostitute, also living w/ her abusive ex-husband who is a "recovering" addict. He "lives" there sleeping on a couch. I don't even have a speeding ticket on my record. I was served 3 hrs before flying to CA, where I have a job & home waiting. Order says she must stay w/ her father until trial, which he is also seeking custody. Reason for order is mental safety of my child, growing up not knowing father.
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