19-0043726 Urgent Need
Client/father, who is disabled, seeks assistance with a custody matter involving his two children. In August 2018, the children’s mother died, and they began living with opposing party (OP)/maternal grandmother. In October 2018, an agreed-upon order was entered, giving client partial physical custody, and OP primary physical and sole legal custody . Client has struggled with sobriety in the past, but is currently in recovery. In June 2019, client petitioned for primary physical and shared legal custody. After client filed the petition, OP began withholding the children from client. A volunteer is needed to represent client at his upcoming hearing on October 10, 2019, at 9:00 am, before Judge Holly Ford. Client understands that representation may be limited to the upcoming court date and has agreed to sign a pro se entry of appearance at the end of the scheduled hearing.