difficult child has court on Friday. He's currently still being held in the county jail in PA on two charges. Theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. In PA they are both a misdemeanor category 2 charge. He really has no past criminal record other then the theft charge from October that was dismissed. It's actually ironic that he has no record bc I have never met anyone who steals from others more that he does! So I'm starting to stress out over what is going to happen Friday if these charges get dismissed as well. Not that I want him to be in jail forever but I'm just nervous about him being on the streets again. We are still standing firm - he can not return home but sadly that means he will be in the same situation he was in before he went to jail. Homeless with no ID, no medications, no money, no mental health help, etc. Uggggh! When he got arrested last week I contacted an org that helps inmates who are mentally disabled. They are not sure if they can help though and I'm waiting to hear back. Yesterday I emailed the director of the shelter he was in when he got arrested and she said he's welcome back there when he gets out of jail. So at least he has somewhere to go. I guess that's a step ahead of last time. I'm trying not to stress but its so hard. I'm also stressed about Christmas bc hubby and I have decided that we can't allow difficult child to come here. If he is out of jail and back in NJ somewhere I will meet him either before of after Christmas but we can't take the chance on allowing him to come here. It's such a heart breaking, overwhelming feeling!