My husband took out an Order of Protection (TRO) against me. I know that he wants to divorce me and wants to make it my fault so he doesn't have to pay Alimony, so this is just a step for him.I want to somehow communicate to him I have decided not to fight the divorce and will not ask for alimony. So he doesn't have to over-prepare and do any more harm to me. Can I have my children (over 21, not his children) email him and tell him that I will agree to not ask for alimony, or anything for that matter, and just agree to file for divorce on no-fault grounds, or will that be considered violation of the Order of Protection?What if I have a lawyer contact him instead? I am struggling financially, so I would prefer to have my children email him, but I don't know if that would constitute me contacting him through them, and get me arrested?
State/Country relating to question: New York
Thank you very much for the info. Perhaps I should try through the court - is that the same thing as going through the sheriff ? Do you know if it costs anything, or if it takes a long time?
One last question - can this be filed by my daughters or does it have to be a message from me? (Reason being - he might be more receptive to hear from them than from me).
Thank you very much.
Practicing attorney with 26 years of experience.
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