I appreciate you help. What I need to know is where do I stand with the Laws here in Jamaica, and me being a US Citizen. My husband is angry and bitter, because I was the one that took care of the household and finances, and I never took a salary or paid myself. However now he's accusing me of stealing his money, in which I never did, nor does he have proof of this. And that he has built a roof over my head, so I have to think of the kids and live in the same house with him and his mother. I just want to peacefully move, be on my own to raise my children, and have his financial support. At this point I have been cut off from all finances, the car, and everything else. One might say I am a prisoner in his house.
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