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My wife filed a counterpetition against me with grounds of

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My wife filed a counterpetition against me with grounds of cruelty. I have no police report against me and there is nothing is mine or my wifes medical records proving this. What steps do attourneys use to prove this? Also, I think I may have been tape recorded by my mother-in-law in my house when I had the intent of the conversation being private. Is this legal to use as evidence in the court?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Andrea, Esq. replied 6 years ago.

If there are no police reports and no doctors reports to prove there was ever any physical abuse, it is almost impossible to prove because it will be a case of her word against yours. Her lawyer may try to find eyewitnesses who saw bruises on her body or who may testify that they know you have a bad temper, or are prone to violence, but this also would need proof. Blind accusations do not sit very well with Judges.




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