New Home for Domestic Violence Survivor

Update posted by Stacey On Oct 30, 2013

Hi all,

Just wanted to let everyone know that I have finally managed to hand my mother's bankruptcy case off to another bankruptcy firm who actually seems to be 1) professional, 2) have my mother's best interest in mind, 3) understand the case and know what's at stake, and 4) know how to do their jobs. After several days and hours of phone consultations, it seems that a probate attorney was not necessary, but another bankruptcy attorney was. 

We have found a place for my mother's cats to stay during the time we need to prepare the house for sale!  Thank you to Fairy Tails Adoptions! (http://fairytailsadoptions.org/) Donna, who runs Fairy Tails, is amazing and we are so grateful to her.  She is also in desperate need of funding for her rescue, so please visit her page and pass it around if you can.

If things go according to the new legal plan, we will start cleaning up the house mid-November in the hopes of selling it ASAP and finding a new place for my mother in that same time. 

The money we have raised thus far ($250) is exactly enough to take care of the cats while they are at Fairy Tails.  Thank you again to everyone who donated! You gave these cats a temporary home and helped make it happen! Woo!

 

However, we still need funding!  Without more funding, we are looking at taking out a personal loan we can't afford or piling up credit card debt.  We still need movers throughout this process, a storage space to house my mother's stuff before being moved into the new place, money to clean (inside and out) and re-paint the home in order to get it ready for sale, etc.

Thank you all for your support throughout this really trying time. <3

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Update posted by Stacey On Sep 21, 2013

Hi all,

I wanted to thank each and every person who donated already, who shared my mother's story, and who sent me lovely words of caring and love.  I had no idea how emotional this process would be for me as I have been so focused on my mother.  I have also shared this page with my mother and sent her the kind comments you all have left her.  She is still a bit shocked and is having difficulty moving through this process, but she appreciates you all greatly. 

In speaking with her attorney (and getting a second opinion from another bankruptcy attorney), it seems we are unable to wait for the miracle of someone paying off her lender or us winning the lotto so that she can stay in the home.  Instead, we are transitioning to the goal of quickly getting the home ready for sale and selling the home, obtaining a probate attorney, and finding a low cost home my mother can afford on her greatly reduced social security income where she can continue her cat rescue.  Sorting through 40 years of life and helping her to downsize while juggling all the legalities is going to be a very big and stressful undertaking.  There are also a lot of costs associated with this process. Any help you can offer in continuing to spread the word is greatly appreciated. 

We are humbled and grateful for your continued love and support during this difficult time. Thank you.

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Too many abused people have remained silent - they do not tell friends, doctors, physical therapists, psychotherapists, pastors, coaches, teachers, family members. We are hidden from sight by our own fear, and sometimes simply because we are not aware that we are being abused. I am proud to be a friend of Stacey, who has spoken out. You go!

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