Did the threats occur while he was on escape? Was there a protection order at that time? Has he since been returned to incarceration?
Please provide the information so I may assist you better,
Thanks ~ Michelle
I suggest that you get into contact with some domestic violence groups in your area - and seek assistance from them. You want to make sure that the no contact is still in place - and while you cannot do anything to have him charged with what happened while he was on escape - you can have these victim advocates in your corner and ready to roll should something like this happen in the future. The advocates also will be able to work with you to make sure that the No Contact is still in place or that another gets placed - even if you do not have a court-ordered restraining order you can insist on having a no contact placed on him upon his release from incarceration. Additionally, if he is ever eligible for Parole you are allowed to attend and give an impact statement - or if you are not comfortable with that, you can write a letter to the Parole Board stating why you do not want him to be paroled. Again the domestic violence group can assist you with this.
Your local YWCA or YMCA would be able to help you with locating these groups as should the victim/witness unit of the prosecutor's office.
You need to make sure that the No Contact stays in place - many times, it needs to be reissued as it does not just carry over - so be sure to check on that. It needs to be issued to him and he needs to view it and should actually sign it, too. But if he does not want to sign it then it can be noted that he was presented with it and that he denied to sign it.
This must be a very stressful time for you. I do hope that you will take my suggestion of seeking a women's victim's advocacy group for support. They will make sure that you have contact numbers so that can be there for you.
That is fine - you do not need to accept any answer that you feel is not beneficial for you - However, I do suggest once again that you contact a domestic violence advocacy group in your local area - I would suggest they would disagree with you on victim's rights as they have been "fighting" long and hard and continue the fight to have domestic victims' rights in the forefront. I am certain if you contacted these groups, you would have the solid support you need at this time and in the future - and there is no COST to you to have them behind you.
At any rate, best of success to you
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