Became pregnant with daughter while working for her father. Dad is uninvolved, has cut off child support, and is high net worth individual. I can't afford a lawyer. I recently (06/2013) filed for an upward modification of support in family court based on child's best interests, child's actual needs not met, her established standard of living, special needs, developing interests, educational needs, sudden/unexpected change of circumstances, significant increase (>15%) in father's income since initial petition filed in 2009, significant decline in mother's income, inflation/devaluation since 2009, etc. History of domestic abuse w/ child's father. In retaliation he's trying to get custody; he has severe alcohol/drug problem. I am a non-drinker, etc. I am a homemaker, may go back to school.
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