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My husband raped me 2 years ago in Ga. I was a stay home mom

My husband raped me 2 years ago in Ga. I was a stay home mom of 3 kids at the time and was pregnant. I had to come live with my parents in NC and concentrate on my pregnancy and taking care of the kids and going back to school. I want to press charges now for marital rape. How hard is it to get a conviction for marital rape? The police took me to the ER and had a rape kit exam done. I have a police report also. Is it hard to get a conviction for marital rape?

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Chris T., JD

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Was Attorney Annie Brown Kennedy involved in writing the marital

Was Attorney Annie Brown Kennedy involved in writing the marital rape law in North Carolina. If so, how was she involved? She was in the legislature. Who else was involved in writing this law?

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Samuel II

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on multiple occasions my husband would preform sexual acts

on multiple occasions my husband would preform sexual acts on me without my knowledge and while i was incoherent. i would wake up the next morning knowing something happened but not knowing what. there were a few times that i would pretend i was sleeping so i could figure out what was going on. in those instances i would move so he would stop, i would act like i was back asleep and he would start again. i wouldpretend i woke up and ask him what was going on and he would lie and act like i was crazy. i would argue and he would finally admit it. i have letters where he is admitting to everything but this happened like 5 years ago. i also have a letter from 10/2010 from me basically the same thing but in this case he didn't write me back he just stated to me that he had every right to do anything he wanted to me since i was messed up and incoherent. is it legal for him to be able to do this stuff because we're married? if not, am i able to use these letters in court? if i can't use these letters and he isn't allowed to do this, how do i have him charged?

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Hello- I am an advocate for domestic abuse/rape/crisis/ and

Hello-I am an advocate for domestic abuse/rape/crisis/ and mental illness victims. I have a client that is severely traumatized from long term D.A., marital rape, and suffers from complex PTSD. Her case has been pending for almost 3 years. We just fired her attorney because of severe neglegence, refusal to communicate or meet or explain agreements made with the respondents lawyer. Also have a great deal of evidence showing that her attorney was not working in her best interests, was leaking information to the respondent and generally putting my client in danger. Having said all of that- we have a commitment to take the case from a highly respected and known to be highly ethical attorney. The new attorney needs $40,000.00 as a retainer and to get caught up on the case, as well as to file emergency motions to undo some major financial damage that has been done to my client by the respondent and by my clients previous attorney. The respondent is extremely wealthy and there is extensive community property to be litigated over. This is a long term marriage. Here is our present dilema. There is community money available for my client that is being held in a trust by the respondents attorney. In order to retain the new attorney, my client needs access to those funds and needs the $40,000 released to her new attorney, plus some living money. The new attorney will go after appropriate alimony etc, which was not done by the previous attorney for my client. The big question is this- Can my client with help from me as her advocate, request a meeting with the judge to request that he order monies from the trust to be released for her legal representation? Or would we be further a head to ask for an emergency ex parte hearing? The biggest problem is that the respondent is not only a well documented abuser, but continues to try and control my client with money, by controlling all of it and her access to it. He has repeatedly tried to coherse her into returning to him by blackmailing her and saying that all her money problems will go away if she returns to him. ( yes, I have evidence of this, as well as evidence that her fired attorney was in his pocket. ) So, botXXXXX XXXXXne. She is badly traumatized, emotionally fragile and has been barely holding on by a thread finanacially. The respondent also stopped paying her health insurance thereby denying her care for the very conditions he caused. We need to get the judge to order funds released from the trust or from the husband for her legal representation. What is the fastest way best legal way to do this. We are living in SoCalifornia. Thank you for your time- we are desperate to get her some help as she will be living out of her car within the next week.

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My husband and I married after a short courtship. He is in

My husband and I married after a short courtship. He is in the Army and currently on deployment. Recently, I was presented with his divorce documents from his previous marriage and found that we married within the 30 day wait period, making our marriage voidable in Texas, where we were married. I am looking to make our marriage void, because not only did he misinform me of when his divorce took place, but I have also learned that he has a history of violence against animals (killing several) family members (including abusing his ex-wife to the point of miscarriage and marital rape). He comes home from deployment within the week. These revelations are days old and check out to be true. I am concerned about when he arrives home from a deployment (which has been traumatic), especially since we have not lived as husband and wife. I have a small child and am not only concerned about myself but my child as well.I want my marriage voided (because it is voidable). What do I do next?

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divorce

Hello, Few days ago I had divorce with my wife. She signed all document, divorce was easy bus she is really really mad at me and I am worried that she can do anything to put me in trouble. 6 week ago (before divorce) I went to see her (out of state). I stayed there 3day and also had consented sex with her. Then she came to see me and stayed 5 days at my place and we had sex. Now she is threatening me to charge me under marital rape case? We had consented sex but can she still do that? Please advise me, what should I do?

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Leslie D.

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after divorce

hello, I have recently been divorced (a week ago). My ex wife signed all the necessary documents so it was quite easy to get divorce. about 6 weeks ago (before divorce) my wife came to my place and stayed 2 week to see if there is still anything left in our marriage. We slept together with each others consent during her stay of 2 weeks. Last week we realized that there is nothing left in a marriage so she signed all the documents and I finalized divorce. Now after divorce she is threatening me to file sexual harrassment case against me and saying that 2 weeks of time that she spent with me (6 weeks ago, before divorce) was marital rape. Could I be in trouble for this? Any sex happend between us was after each others consent.

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