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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