Lets pray a miracle happens ASAP!

Lets pray a miracle happens ASAP!

From A Hopkins

Our family needs to be back together. I have to raise money for my attorney to fight for custody because without representation our abuser has plenty of money to spend to keep our baby. I'm struggling beyond belief.

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about 4 years ago

God is good people PRAYER is good and I will continue to pray on this time? Thank you for sharing, helping and spreading the word! It's a blessing..

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The silence that I was in was enough to break any soul.  My 3 children are my world.  I've been a mother for 15 years and never once inflicted pain upon them only love and showing them right from wrong.  January 5th 2014 I left a person whom abused me everyday he could, he wouldn't allow me to work, e monitored my spending on a joint credit card and physically beat me when nobody was around.  My knee was torn and that was the final straw, I called the police begging for help and the police couldn't take my son out of his fathers arms at 16 months old because there was no custody order.  My ex agreed to leave and come back in two hours!  He never came back and at that point I had never been a day much less hours away from this beautiful child.  Three days passed and a judge ordered to find him and immediately return him to me.  By gods grace my son was found by sheriffs and given to me.  The judge ordered a no contact protective order for 30 days and during that time with my knee injury I slowly but surely begged people for help!  I got out of that shared home and took my children to my parents house to live until I could get on my feet since I had no money and no means of being able to get a place with my two years of work history being NONE.  Once I was gone I went to court and was granted temporary sole custody with his father visiting when he wanted and I was in complete agreement.  I tried so hard to make this man not angry because I feared he would take it out on my son.

Then the worst thing happened!  May 3, 2014 I had left my son at my parents home in an adults care and sadly my sons caretaker fell asleep and meanwhile my son woke up and went out the back door while I was gone on an interview.  I could feel it that something wasn't right.  I called and called and called and called people to go check on my sister and my son.  Finally I called 911 because I was getting no response.  The operator put me on hold and came back and saida someone found your son.  My heart dropped and I begged him to be alive!  He wondered into the woods and a group of workers saw him in the woods.  I was hysterical and I called his father to let him know what happened.  Detectives and police were everywhere and asked myself, my sister and my son to come to the station for questioning and after 6 hours of questioning they charged my sister with the worst things ever which are completely unjustifiable.  My son was alive my son was ok my son was back with me and my son was happy. 

May 5th 2014 I received a hand delivered court petition for emergency custody by his fathers attorney for that Friday!  May 9th my life changed FOREVER. 

Going to court that Friday I will never forget, I knew this wasn't my fault, I wasn't charged with a crime my son has been with me his entire life and I went in representing  myself.  The judge ruled because there was a convicted felon living in my parents him (a sibling) that my sons father would get temporary custody with me gettin free and willing units which never happened.  The judge explained that as soon as I got my own dwelling I'd Get my son back.  

I was in shock.  I had just died inside.  My daughters suffered tremendously because of this and thesis point is this man has money andoney is powerful in our justice system.  I'm not a drug addict, alcoholic nor a child abuser and I do not have. Criminal record as my son was taken from the only family he knew I the blink of an eye!  Talk about hysterical....

I couldn't give up like I wanted I still had two daughters that needed me very much so I pushed on and doing work as much as I could since I had several knee surgeries within weeks of one another.  I saved all I could and spent my savings and my money earned on getting us a home.  My ex wouldn't allow me to see my son for almost seven months and finally a judge demanded that he comply with her orders..  I'm steadily lookin for full time employment and at times it's difficult because for one year it's been a court day every week it seems and I was heartbroken inside because my baby boy was gone.  I didn't see him any holidays or birthdays and couldn't speak to him because his dad.  I begged the police to please help and my ex lied stating I had no rights even though the judges orders said different!  I just wanted to hug my son so wanted to touch my son and tell him that mommy is not gone.  

His attorney the well paid gentleman who was defending my sons dad has had custody continued three times already and I was crumbling so I sold what I could and retained an attorney to help me because I couldn't win it seemed.  Thankfully since retaining him things have been happening but now I have an outstanding bill with him and I have to fight for my son to be home with his mommy and sisters.  Next court date is May 6th 2015 and I have to pay this attorney something so he continues to represent me.  

I'm humble I'm asking if you could all gather your thoughts and help me win the battle of a lifetime.. Money should not allow a man with severe mental issues and criminal domestic assaults to have a baby whom can't speak for himself.  My son shows signs of stress, he's studdering and therapist say it's cause most likely by fear and a traumatic event.  

I have never cried so many tears in my life the last year and everything I had worth money my ex smashed so I couldn't sell.  I'm asking for help.  I'm not a bigger but when it comes to my kids I will beg and pray for someone to please donate do justice is served and our lives get back to some normal routine.  I e seen him twice and he begs and screams and tears of hysteria pour down his face because he's screaming I want my mommy..  I watch my daughters cry because their little brother is gone.  I watch my son suffer.  He's not a prize to win he's a baby that needs his mom and sisters.  I'm just pleading with all of my heart to please donate so I can pay my attorney and fees to get a fair trial I court...  This is for a child who can not speak for himself and only cries and says no please I want my mommy!  This is a horrible situation but I know someone out there can help my family. 

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all thoughts, prayers, supporters and donators!  It truly means the world to my family.

Money has proven to rule in PWC courts and May 9th 2014, my son RJ was taken from his mother and siblings and put in the hands of our abuser as.

All this time as a single mother for almost 14 years I have never seen nor heard of anything like this.  My son will suffer tremendously in silence because he cannot speak for himself and say where he wants to live.  The PWC Judge stated that although my abuser has been proven to be unfit, his "home" is safest for our son.  As I begged for understandance that he has forced me to stay home, he has forced me to be a homemaker due to insecurities and he has no idea what a baby needs and my abuser has been arrested for domestic assault several times, she stated that her main concern is that I am living with my parents, over crowded and unsafe due to a horrible accident accuring last Friday.  

Anyone that has met my son knows his happiness and bond with me his mother who has been there every single moment of his life until that sad day.

Currently I am seeking fulltime employment and am praying GOD will pick me up and give me the armor to fight this battle.  

Thank you sincerely again for reading breifly what has been going on in my life and please any assistance or guidance at this point is welcome and will be greatly appreciated.  

Love,

Ashley, Samantha, Kayla and RJ

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A Hopkins posted a new update:
about 4 years ago

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God is good people PRAYER is good and I will continue to pray on this time? Thank you for sharing, helping and spreading the word! It's a blessing..

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A Hopkins posted a new update:
almost 5 years ago

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Hello all Facebook Fam... I just wanted to remind everyone, if there is any amount you can donate to my family it would be heaven sent right about now. We have about three weeks left. ALSO - if you know anyone with a fully finished basement, condo, apartment, townhouse or home they are renting and would be willing to temporarily help until I am able to jump back, please reach out to them and let me know any information! Thank you again everyone that has shared, donated and supported thus far....

Last but not least, I have lots of baby items, toddler items and things to sell to raise money as well.....

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A Hopkins posted a new update:
almost 5 years ago

Silent words asking for your help

Living in what seemed to be an unreal Lifetime movie made me focus strictly on the happiness of my children. I had nobody to talk to, I was limited on resources, I was monitored in many ways, I went thru hell and back and the only person that knows is God. I lived with a person that made every single day unreal. I can't explain the anger and hate this man has for life in general but I do feel that my sons father needs prayers and guidance because he has taken my son away from the only one he knows out of vengeance and anger towards me. The most hurt upon a mother is the loss of a child and he knows what a mother I have always been. In his eyes taking away my son was victory and that was the best way to hurt me but what he doesn't consider is the hurt that he is doing to our son RJ. Rj needs his mother, family, his sisters and for a parent to be absent most of his sons life and then take him because he has money to do such a thing makes me cringe. I am saddened by RJ not having his mommy to sing and lay him down each night. I am sad that RJ will miss his family the most and he can't even describe his pain because he is still a baby. I am sad that my daughters will be so affected by this and they will miss their baby brother for the next 59 days. This can't be real, I keep feeling like the cameras are going to come out, the prank is all on me but the reality of it is, RJ is not home, RJ is away from his family and RJ has been placed in the hands with a man that isn't thinking of RJ and his emotional needs but he's thinking of his own personal gain that he has won. I strongly feel he thinks that RJ is a prize and RJ is not a prize, RJ is a precious baby that knows nothing but innocence and has been loved unconditionally since before he was conceived.

For over two years I was in silence, few knew and I continued to smile because that is what I thought would help! The fact is that hurt everything so much worse because I was left in an unfortunate circumstance that I wish upon no other human. My children have been affected by this the most and I am only one person trying to conquer the world for my three babies. My daughters do not know anything yet that the judge ruled my parents home as being unsafe but it is not that, it is the simple fact of this man has spent $50K already on an attorney since January 2014 and money won. My heart is heavy but it will not hold me down. I have to speak otherwise my cries for help will not be heard. I am not a drug addict, I do not abuse my children, family, friends and or strangers. I am a mother of 3 children that is trying as hard as I possibly can to provide for them, love them and teach them family values. I ask for help because this is all I know to do now. Everyone who personally knows me, they know I am always doing things by myself no matter what this takes but it seems next to impossible to do this without the help of others with 50 days and counting I need your help. Sharing, supporting, donating and understanding that this baby needs to be with his family that has been in his life since day one. He cried out for me on a phone call saying "mommy I find you Mommy I find you" I thought that my heart had been ripped from my chest but that was just more of a reason to do all I need to do and get help! Thank you all for supporting, sharing and reading my silent words asking for your help...

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