I Just came from the courthouse so the case and decision was today April 9th, 2013
I'm of course happy to know that I have an avenue of appeal. Finances however are an issue as I am currently unemployed having lost my job due to missing to much work caring for my son given his medical problems so before I seek out a lawyer and possibly incur costs that at this point would cause me more financial issue's I'd like to know from a legal perspective given the information I supplied does it sound like the appeal would have any chance? I'm not necessarily asking if the attorney they assigned didn't represent him properly, but Given the charge of truancy does the court have a right to bring up his behavior problems and sentence him based off his behavior rather than truancy especially when I have medical documentation that explains his truancy (meaning his truancy has absolutely nothing to do with his behavior while at school and is entirely due to his chronic migraine condition. Also while I'm here maybe I should mention that as his parent they also chose to sentence me to parenting classes due to his behavior and my lack of medical insurance insurance that I only recently lost due to my loss of employment (which of course outrages me that they are calling my parenting skills into question when I do everything for my son including sacrificing my job/career to take care of him when he's ill.
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