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Emily (my daughter) has already tried getting a court ordered release; Like I said, the problem is she has no money for an attorney! I called around and so far, I couldn't find anyone who would take her case pro bono. In fact, I got sent on a wild goose chase from atty to atty. Finally got one who said he would charge $750! (this is my soap box - ludicrous, for the amount of time he would put in, especially that she has no resources). So far the fine isn't $750. I got another story from her yesterday, that the fine would go up to the value of the car.
Any other ideas? The guys who took the car, money, etc. should be responsible, but Emily was told she would have to wait until the court hearing in March. That doesn't get her car back. She is asking me for money. I could loan some to her, but I would need it back. Would I have to sue the thief? Small claims court? Since he is on unemployment, how could I (or Emily) have his unemployement check garnished to get some money in the meantime? How would we go about getting a wage garnishment? Would we have to pay for an attorney?
I am sorry if this offends you, but it seems to me that people who need the court system the most, like my daughter, (I have a son going through another issue) are the ones who are least able to pay.
I need as many details on what I can do in this state as you can offer.
Thank you so very much!!
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