"PRAYER FOR RELIEF"... A~men!
SOMETHING TO SERIOUSLY THINK ABOUT
, BECAUSE IT'S NOT A JOKE!
You Guys probably already know by now
, on 11/05/2009
, I (SAVANA MARIE CERVANTES) got arrested. A long trail process at court which ended on 28/09/2010; where the court found me "NOT GUILTY" and dismissed the case.
This "Wrongful Arrest" is affecting my daughter (ASTRID) and me (SAVANA) very much; we're suffering tremendously, no joke! I shouldn't have gotten arrested
, take a good look at all the damages... God Bless!
My daughter (ASTRID) and I (SAVANA) look forward to recover from this "Ghastly Nightmare"... Prayer For Relief!
A BRIEF STATEMENT OF A "TRAUMATIC INCIDENT"...TRUE STORY! NO LIE! PLEASE READ...
Hallo, my name is Savana Marie Cervantes
, I am 42 years old. On 2001
, my Ex-husband and I got divorced
, I've been a "Single Mom" ever since. I have sacrificed a lot
, I've been through a lot
, I am still struggling
, but it's OK
, because I have my daughter (ASTRID)... "Nothing Else Matters"... I am extremely proud of myself... A~men!
"Litigation"... It's in the making! "I need Justice! I need Closure! I need Peaceful Relaxation!"... Can Anyone Hear Me? I Hope So. Please read the Claim Statement below, it would mean the World to Me! Thank you...
, Savana Marie Cervantes
, that I am the Claimant and moving party in the above-entitled actions
, and if called upon to testify
, I could and would testify competently as follows:
On November 5th
, I got arrested inside my house
, so unexpected; I got arrested in front of my daughter. I tried to explain my situation
, but I was ignored and harassed. The result of this incident
, led to wrongful arrest
, (for Truancy) this wrongful arrest was dismissed on September 28
, 2010. Because of this ghastly incident
, my daughter and I are not well. We have suffered tremendously
, it led Major Damages...
, Astrid was attending school in Vina Danks
, and she was being violently harassed by a group of students. This boy name Alex had a big crush on Astrid and Alex's girlfriend didn't like that at all. It got serious and weird; Alex was leaving love notes inside my house window. I was very concern, I contacted the Principal
, and I didn't get a call back. On 9/21/2009
, Officer Sylvia came to my house
, she witnessed another set of notes from Alex inside my house window
, and she advised me to put a stick on the window to keep it from opening. She also saw other evidences, pictures of my Cat. Someone hurt my Cat
, he had a purple rubber-band stuck on his right paw. The rubber-band was so tight
, my Cat was bleeding. I was terrified and so was my daughter. Officer Sylvia took the notes to investigate and advised me to return Astrid back to school. The next day Astrid went to school and again she was harassed, Alex's girlfriend was trouble.
, Officer Sylvia returned and spoke to Astrid in private and sadly she accused Astrid of writing the notes. I was very disappointed; I couldn't believe what I was hearing, a Police Officer accusing my daughter of writing the notes
, plain wrong! She advised me to return Astrid to school and to speak to the Principal. I was not comfortable; I was very concern about my daughter's safety. I called the school many times so that I can schedule an appointment with the Principal, I didn't get any response. Officer Sylvia never did a full investigation about the things I informed her, I was not comfortable; I was very concern about my daughter's safety and her education.
On 10/1/2009, a social worker
, Jessica came to my house
, I informed her about everything
, including Officer Sylvia accusing Astrid of writing the Love Notes and fail to complete a full investigation. Jessica advised me to keep Astrid home until a meeting was held. The following day, I called her so that she can please put a rush on the meeting
, I didn't feel comfortable about Astrid's absences. I hated that she was falling behind in school. And unbelievable, I couldn’t believe it! I got Jessica's answering machine; her machine said she was on vacation until 10/19/2009. I was very devastated and frustrated, why didn’t she let me know about her vacation or at least tell me that she wasn’t going to be in the office until the 19 of October? Was I supposed to wait until then to hear from her? I think not! After listening to Jessica’s answering machine, I called her supervisor
, I briefly spoke with her
, she was supposed to call me back
, I never heard from her. What a shame...
Another thing about Jessica
, she insulted me in front of my daughter (ASTRID). Out of nowhere
, she asked me “HAVE YOU EVER BEEN OR TAKEN ANY MEDICATION”
, I said NO! I’ve never taken or been on Medication
, I have NEVER been seen by a “Psychiatrist and Psychological Assistant” until recently (09/09/2011)
, because of this “Careless Transition.” I don’t even know why she asked such a non-sense question (Medication), because I sure don’t look like the type who needs Medication. I mean
, I know I have angry issues
, but come on
, who wouldn’t in my position? Envision yourself in my position
, how would you feel? Let's thank God for who I am... "One Active Strong-Minded Female" ...A~men! I also noticed Jessica looking around my house, as if my house wasn’t suitable for my 12 year old daughter (ASTRID). I felt judged on how I live
, my Life-Style and my Interior Designs
, I felt discriminated
, yes indeed
, I called Astrid's grandmother
, I informed her about everything and she was also very concern. The next day
, she came to help me
, she spoke with the school Principal and so did I. Finally
, after all the calls I did and didn't get a respond until Astrid's grandmother gets involved. And unbelievable, the Principal told Astrid's grandmother that she had called me 3 times
, which is a Big Lie
, she never called me back
, not once! We spoke about Astrid and the Principal suggested me to put Astrid in some kind of "Home-Study Program" until problem got solve. “The Principal gave a list of Home-Study Programs to Astrid's grandmother on that same day (10/09/2009).” Also on the same day, Astrid's grandmother called John (Coordinator of Child Welfare & Attendance) and she left him a message and so did I (Savana). On 10/12/2009, I called John again and left another message; he did call me back that day and we briefly talked about home-study programs. John told me he would call me back, I did not get a call back from him
, John did
, show up to my house on 10/15/2009 with the District Attorney
, a Social Worker
, a Police Officer
, and a Clinical Therapist. I felt harassed and attacked
, I wasn’t expecting all these people; and I must mention something that really bothered me about Connie (Clinical Therapist), she had the nerves to tell my daughter... "You Can't Stay Here And Take Care Of Your Mom"... I got really upset. She had No Right to say that to my daughter, one visit and she thinks she knows me
, I felt powerless and a bit discriminated. I showed them the I.E.P letter that Stephen (a school teacher) delivered the day before (10/14/2009). I told John and the rest of the members that I was going to attend the meeting. I also told them that I had a meeting with a “Representative of the District Attorney’s Office” on the same day, October 19th
, 2009 at 5:30pm. After explaining my situation
, I felt like they weren't listening to me
, I was getting mad
, I asked them to please leave my house. They advised me to return Astrid back to school. Astrid did try to go to school the next day, but Astrid was complaining about severe cramps as she and I were walking to school. We walked back home and I called the school and talked to Lisa.
On 10/14/2009, Stephen (a school teacher) delivered an I.E.P meeting letter at my house and he asked me (Savana M. Cervantes) if I was going to be able to attend the meeting on 10/19/2009, I said yes. On 10/19/2009 at 10:00am
, I attended the I.E.P meeting; I shared my concerns about Astrid Cervantes (my daughter). That same day the school sent Astrid home, "Independent Study" and later that day Stephen delivered a “Homework Package” for Astrid at my house. Stephen also stated that Astrid should stay home until the meeting was rescheduled at the District level. I also had a meeting with a “Representative of the District Attorney’s Office” on the same day, October 19th
, 2009 at 5:30pm
, but the meeting was cancelled by the I.E.P. Members that attended the I.E.P. meeting on 10/19/2009 at 10:00am. So therefore, I didn’t attend the “Representative of the District Attorney’s Office” meeting because I was told it was cancelled.
On 11/5/2009, I got arrested
, I presented the Certified Letter (the I.E.P. meeting on 11/10/2009) to Officer
, Mrs. ***
, I told her that Astrid was in a "Home-Study Program" (Independent Study). I also told her that Stephen stated that Astrid should stay home until the meeting was rescheduled at the District level. Mrs. *** didn't show me any documents, "Arrest Warrant"...no statement papers of any kind
, not even a glimpse! On the same day I got arrested
, my ex-husband went to court and filed documents to get full custody of Astrid. He also enrolled Astrid to a different school, Pasadena School District. The next day
, I got released from jail (Wrongful Arrest)
, everything changed. I contacted Kathy (District Attorney) she told me she would talk to Stephen to see if Astrid could return to Ontario-Montclair School District. I also contacted Jessica (Social Worker). I had a long conversation with Jessica, I told her a lot of reasons why Astrid shouldn’t live with her dad
, and more importantly
, he has 2 male roommates and one bathroom and Astrid didn’t have a bedroom of her own
, she had to share a bedroom with her dad. I was crying (Anxiety Attacks); I was speechless
, full of pain while talking to Jessica. Jessica released my daughter (Astrid) to irresponsible relative, my ex-husband is a “NEGLECTFUL FATHER”… before the incident (wrongful arrest)
, he never was around and as of today it’s still the same. I didn’t get any Release Forms from Jessica (DECLARTION OF RELEASE OF CHILD FROM TEMPORARY CUSTODY TO RESPOSIBLE RELATIVE) my ex-husband faxed the release forms with other court documents on 11/07/2009. I was speechless when I read the false accusations.
Early Monday morning on 11/09/2009, I went to Vina Danks School
, Stephen wrote a statement letter so I can present in court. I immediately faxed the letter to Kathy the District Attorney hoping that any future court appearances would be avoided and Astrid would return to live with me. The next day, I felt very confident in court
, I thought for sure I was getting my daughter back. And boom! Something went wrong
, terribly wrong! I was STOCKED
, I couldn't believe it
, I couldn't understand why my ex-husband wanted Astrid to live with him
, he is like a stranger to her
, he NEVER comes to visit her
, poor communication and more importantly
, his living situation was not suitable for a 12 year old girl. I couldn't believe the things he was saying about me, false accusations and exaggerations. The Judge didn't seem to care much about my side of the story; he didn't let me speak much and he didn't even mention Stephen statement letter, which was big evidence
, I don't think he even saw the letter. I was in a lot of pain that day
, I didn't know how my daughter was going to deal with the sudden change
, I kept picturing my daughter crying
, not wanting to live with her father
, who has 2 Male-Room-Mates living in the residence. She had to share 1 bathroom with 3 Adult Males. Very Disgusting! I truly did everything in my power to get my daughter back. I lost my daughter for 9 months based off of the negligence of the School System, Social Worker and District Attorney.
The results of this terrible incident
, "Wrongful Arrest" led to major damages
, 9 miserable months of tears and headaches; "Anxiety Attacks one after another." All the court appearances were heart crushing and agonizing to have to tell my daughter that she couldn't come home (with me). These 9 miserable months completely changed my daughter and Not in a Good way! My daughter has lived with me up to that point in her life, this change was too sudden for her and it hit her really hard. She suffered a lot because she had never lived with her father before; he never comes to visit her, poor communication. Astrid was sleeping and sharing 1 bedroom with her father
, as mentioned before
, she had to share the bathroom with 3 Adult Males.
This was a very difficult time for my daughter; she was 12 years old, at a phase in her life when a girl becomes a young lady
, dealing with physical changes and monthly menstrual cycles. Living with her father and 2 other Males
, led to my daughter having poor hygiene
, she was constantly bullied in school. She was smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol with her new school friends in Pasadena. The use of marijuana and alcohol made her feel better (Astrid's words). She was also stealing, tagging
, and not doing well in school. There were times she had hickies on her neck from some unknown person ( which her father saw, and didn't do anything about or informed mother (me)). I was not aware of any of these things until she came back to live with me, she admitted these things to me. Very Disturbing! My daughter was a naive little girl
, who didn't know what hickies were. My daughter didn't experience any of these things when she was living with me. (Before the wrongful arrest).
While Astrid was attending McKinley School (11/09/2009-06/24/2010), she was enrolled to an "After School Program" (3:00pm-6:00pm) by my ex-husband (Erich Nathan Van Hala). My daughter was NOT attending After School Program, so many absences. Most of the time
, she was wandering the streets with other kids that were also supposed to be in After School Program. Instead of being in After School Program, Astrid was introduced to Marijuana
, Tagging and Nasty Boys. Every now and then
, she was also ditching school. Astrid is not well; she is having a hard time killing her bad habits that she got from McKinley School. She was wandering the streets with trouble kids that were encouraging her on things that a 12 year old shouldn't be doing. Astrid was 12 years old (7th grade) and this 14 year old or older boy was in Astrid classes, I'm talking several classes. A 12 year old girl and a 14 year old boy
, is a huge difference! My daughter
, my innocent little girl was seduced by this 14 year old boy or older. Almost every day
, after school Astrid went to his house and only God knows what exactly occurred. I was not aware of these things until she came back to live with me, she admitted these things to me. My daughter didn't experience any of these things when she was living with me.
On 01/28/2011, Astrid ran off to Pasadena to visit this 14-15 year old boy and other kids that went to McKinley School. She went without my consent; she stayed in Pasadena for 3 days and didn't tell anyone. Three days not knowing anything about Astrid got me really sick. I suffered a "MENTAL BREAK DOWN" which I am still trying to recover from. And not to mention, Astrid witnessed a gun-shooting
, she was standing next to that person. No Joke! My daughter almost got shot
, how traumatize is that! On 01/31/2011
, she was located by the Pasadena Police; they found her under the influence of drugs and alcohol
, as well as almost having a baby due to the influence of friends around her. My daughter (Astrid Cervantes) is very traumatized and so am I (Savana Marie Cervantes). I am extremely disturbed to know my daughter was wandering the streets with dangerous young kids, trouble kids. The boy's cousin
, (the boy who got shot) asked my daughter if she would like to become a prostitute. How disgusting and disturbing is that! I am very fearful that she might do this kind of behavior again! I watch her 24/7 to make sure she stays out of trouble, but I can't control her "Anger and Out of Control Behavior!"... I am trying my hardest and doing my best.
My daughter is now living with me, but the Suffering and Trauma is still there
, Nightmare after Nightmare haunting her. She takes therapy
, but no help. She is still being bullied in school and internet
, trust issues
, has problems learning in school
, trouble concentrating and has a lot of pain/anger. This horrible incident completely changed my daughter, she no longer wish to use her father's last name. On 08/08/2011
, my daughter and I went to court for Name Change
, her new legal name is... "Astrid Marie Cervantes."
This Wrongful Arrest affected me very much, emotionally Destroyed Me
, Psychological Stress and Economically. I suffered a "Mental Break Down"
, which I am still trying to recover from. I feel betrayed by my Ex-husband Actions and the School System. My daughter is falling behind in school because of this "Big Ass Mistake" (Wrongful Arrest). She didn't learn much in the past 2 years. I feel sick to my stomach just thinking about how hard I tried to get her back before the 9 months. I should've gotten her back on 11/10/2009, not on 08/04/2010. What A Big Mistake! When I was released from jail
, everything changed
, I didn't have my daughter
, all my efforts were put towards getting my daughter back and fighting criminal charges. This led to my economical fall; I lost my business, which was a clothing line
, call "ASTRID" (named after my daughter). I had a website running which is no longer running. I am struggling to get my Business and Website back on track. I invested over $40, 000.00 on my business
, not including labor time. I have documentation as proof.
"NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND"... My Daughter is falling behind in school because of this wrongful arrest. She is now attending Chaffey High School, but the suffering is still there
, she is very "Emotional ill and Traumatized." On October 3
, Dr. Michele recommended Astrid to participate in the "Home Teach Program" due to personal issues Astrid is experiencing. On March 12, 2012
, Astrid wanted to go back to school; she is trying her best to catch up with her school-work
, but there are days that she feels too traumatized and has trouble concentrating. I am not expecting Astrid to recover over-night; it’s going to take time to recover from this “Ghastly Nightmare”… I am also looking forward to recover from this tragic incident.
Again, "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND"... When Astrid was attending School at McKinley in Pasadena
, I was given the run around a lot and I felt judged
, like I was some kind of a Monstrous Criminal. I wasn't on Astrid's Contact list
, I had to keep reminding the School and finally after arguing with the school they added me on 01/29/2010. I wasn't receiving any E-mail Updates and Phone Messages of any school events, such as "OPEN HOUSE"... I've would of love to attend to that important event
, but unfortunately
, I didn't go because I wasn't receiving any Updates. And also
, I was aggravated to know that Astrid never had an “Annual I.E.P Assessment Meeting.” The whole time that Astrid was attending McKinley School, I was under the impression that she was doing Ok in her classes; getting the help that she needed (Resource Teachers). I tried my hardest and best to make things comfortable for Astrid. I even suggest a conjoint meeting with my ex-husband, but I am sad to say
, my ex-husband felt that a conjoint meeting would not be productive at that time. The Therapist (Rachel) and Supervisor (Elaine) also agreed that such a meeting would unlikely be productive at that time, I disagreed!
, "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND"... When Astrid re-enrolled back to Vina Danks Middle School in Ontario on 08/09/2010, she was very Traumatized (PSYCHOLOGICAL DAMAGES) from the Careless Transition that happened on 11/05/2009. I recommended a counselor from the school. Lisa from Vina Danks School filled out the referral form on 12/15/2010. The school (Vina Danks) put Astrid on a waiting list which I found ridiculous, I felt like Astrid wasn’t taken seriously
, well not until she ran off to Pasadena on 01/28/2011. Vina Danks School enrolled Astrid in "Independent Study" from 02/10/11 to 03/28/2011, Stephen was her teacher. During Home-Study
, Astrid was seeing a counselor (Trisha) from the school. I didn’t feel comfortable about Trisha because she was just an Intro, a beginner with absolutely no experience. So I went to my family Doctor (Albert) to get professional help.
I seriously did everything in my power to get my daughter back after I got released from the wrongful arrest. I was given the run around a lot and I felt like everyone was against me, Court System
, Social Worker and my ex-husband. During the Custody battle I was suffering from a “MENTAL BREAK DOWN” which I am still trying to recover from, “Anxiety Attacks” one after another. Just recently I’ve been on Medication (10/21/2011)
, I have never taken or been on Medication until now
, I have never been seen by a “Psychiatrist and Psychological Assistant” until recently (09/09/2011)
, because of the “Careless Transition (Wrongful Arrest).” And not to mention
, I even went to Ontario-Montclair School District on 12/18/2009. I went to file a Complaint against the Principal from Vina Danks Middle School and John (Coordinator of Child Welfare & Attendance) from Ontario-Montclair School District. I briefly spoke with “Hector” (Director) from Ontario-Montclair School District and he schedule an appointment for a meeting on 01/04/2010. I did attend the meeting with my daughter (Astrid Cervantes) on 01/04/2010. Hector wrote and recorded (audio tape) the Complaint while Astrid and I (Savana Cervantes) were talking. Hector wrote the Complaint because I was very emotional ill and I couldn’t concentrate, I was suffering from a “Mental Break Down” which I am still trying to recover from
, it was very difficult for me to write such a long traumatic story. I also provided him a bunch of evidences (documentation). Hector made copies of all the evidences that I provided him. I thought I had a good chance to get my daughter back with this Complaint, but unfortunately
, I didn’t get her back until August 4
, 2010. I seriously did everything in my power to get my daughter back after I got released from the wrongful arrest.
Up to this day, I am still struggling and so is my daughter
, we're still suffering from "Severe Emotional Distress" (PSYCHOLOGICAL DAMAGES). We're both seeing Dr. Michele (Psychological Assistant) weekly; we're also seeing Dr. Waheed (Psychiatric Care) monthly for medication management. My daughter is not well, she is having a very hard time killing her bad habits that she got from Pasadena while living with her father. Just recently, on 01/27/2012 she ran off to Pasadena without my permission
, on 01/29/2012
, she called me (Savana Cervantes) to pick her up. Astrid needed some time-out
, needed to cry out her tears
, she is very traumatized and so am I. This "Wrongful Arrest" is affecting my daughter and me very much; we're suffering tremendously, no joke! I shouldn't have gotten arrested
, take a good look at all the damages. "Damage after Damage"... Non-Stop!
Envision yourself in my position, how would you feel? "Damage after Damage"... Non-Stop! Shame On You Guys and God Bless...
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
SaVana Marie Cervantes