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My boyfriend of the last three years he was my ex-boyfriend

My boyfriend of the last three years he was my ex-boyfriend has been abusive to me. And while I have always been in abusive relationships this is the first one in which I actually fought back. Unfortunately for me, I did not take that class on how to beat someone without leaving a mark and when he called the police I go to jail. I have never been arrested for a violent crime before meeting this man and this man has a laundry list of violent arrest and domestic violence record. However, since he has learned the system he is using the restraining order as a tool for abuse. He is obtained for temporary restraining orders on me with immediate orders on them. Instead of serving them to me in order to get me to do anything you want do to my fear being homeless. This time he actually showed up at the hearing with me and I was excited to have my day in court hours upon hours of video exonerating me and condemning him. They also prove that he perjured himself on the restraining orders. I became very ill waiting for our names to be called and informed the bailiff that I would have to. I went home and was very ill for hours and it was too late to return to the court and I also found out that the judge issued a 3 year restraining order against me. What type of paperwork do I need to file with the court in order to get that restraining order? I never had the opportunity to possess myself nor any of the evidence that I have and really need to know how to do that. As of now, I am not sure why but he has three years now that I have to do everything he says

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Ok I just left an emotional ally abusive relationship on

Ok I just left an emotional ally abusive relationship on this past sunday. Packed up me and my kids and went to North Carolina to be with my mom... I told my husband I was leaving and he told me to go and get out. He didn't want anything to do with me anymore. He emptied our bank account and left me with nothing. The part I'm afraid of is him trying to force me to go back to vermont. His family is telling him Ivery kidnapped our children, I'm unstable. I went to a mental Institute last month for a month because of severeach anxiety issues. He has used that against me. I'm not anecessarily unfit mother. Since I'm in North Carolina what can I do? I have no money as he drained our account. I need to protect myself and my children from him. He's a monster

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I'm living in North Dakota with my boyfriend and newborn

I'm living in North Dakota with my boyfriend and newborn baby. I'm in an abusive relationship and want to move with my baby to Utah to be close to family. There is no court order for custody whatsoever pertaining to my boyfriend. Although he is listed on the birth certificate. Am I allowed to leave the state with my child and move to another state? Do I have to have his permission? He's abusive and a drug addict and we need to get away from him. But I don't want there to be problems should I choose to move out of state. I've not filed a child support claim against him yet. And he supports me and my baby financially. I just want to make sure I'm doing what's legally ok.

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I was in a verbally abusive relationship that I ended after

I was in a verbally abusive relationship that I ended after it became physical in front of our son. We also have a daughter. 2 and three years old. I have had to place two restraining orders on him since we split. I allowed visitation rights for our children's sake. He told me in good faith that he would pay me child support but has never given me a dime. Now he is the threatening to sue me for defamation if i ever files for support. This came up because he recently told me he didn't want to see the children anymore. Wants me moving out of town and is making lies about my sitter so she quit and I can't work. If I loose my job I loose my housing also. I sadly still love this man therefore have never told lies but I tell the truth to my boss as to why I can't come to work. After saying he didn't want to see children he showed up on my doorstep (no protective order currently in place) and wanted to see the kids and take them across the street to see grandma. I left him because the children were so excited to see him. We have nothing in writing for child custody. I have avoided it and have just tried to work with him because I can't afford a lawyer. His family has lots of money, he just built a home with cash and I'm scared that if I go for custody involving the court that his money can make me loose my children. He is a compulsive liar even when in trial for protective orders and will get the best lawyer there is. He has a criminal record with a few duis, driving without licenses, and other minor things. What steps do you think I should be taking to end him trying to control me still and putting an end to him wanting kids only when it is convenient for him with the worry of him sueing me for whatever he may make up. I'm not too worried about defamation because I have never told a lie. We live in a small village where word gets around fast. I have no family here, just me and my children. I don't want to move because he doesn't want me here. I made this my home and don't want to take the children out of his life completely.

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I have been in an abusive relationship years. I told my ex

I have been in an abusive relationship for 17 years. I told my ex that I wanted him to move out. I got an eviction notice for him last year, and he kept me up until 2 am until I told him that I would drop it. Things have been getting worse, and we have 3 children together. The house is solely in my name, and he pays nothing but groceries. How can I get him out quickly and legally?

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I have a 5 month old daughter with a man who is verbally

I have a 5 month old daughter with a man who is verbally abusive and argumentative. I have tried different measures to peacefully co-parent but he causes me great emotional stress and anxiety whenever we have to interact. I want my daughter to have a relationship with her father but do not like the high-conflict environment and bullying he attempts. We have NOT established legal paternity. He lives in Jacksonville, FL and I live in Orlando, FL - 141 miles apart. I feel he harasses and torments me just because. What are the appropriate steps I should take (and the order) to end up with a "parallel" parenting plan that involves no contact from him except for emergencies?

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Im in an abusive relationship and my boyfriend wont move out

hi :-( im in an abusive relationship and my boyfriend wont move out of my house after I have asked him to leave repeatedly. there is no lease, hes lived here for 2 years and I want to end things but he refuses to move, says why would he do that because its a free place to live!! JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will be able to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet? Customer: no JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Family Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Family Lawyer should know? Customer: I live in Frederick county Maryland JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Family Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two. I'll let you know when it is your turn.

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Daughter was in abusive relationship left child with me her

Daughter was in abusive relationship left child with me her mother. Bio dad and I have legal custody with me having physical custody. Will it be hard for my daughter to get custody back. It's been two years she is out of state, bio dad no license not fit

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My daughters mother is in an abusive relationship and she

My daughters mother is in an abusive relationship and she has visitoring rights I don't know how to protect my 5 year old daughter from her mothers abusive partner

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