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I have an order of protection against my now ex boyfriend.

Hi,I have an order of protection against my now ex boyfriend. The hearing is tomorrow. I have text messages and Facebook messages where he flips between insulting my character, being inflammatory, and begging for me back (before he was served with the order). There was no physical threats or altercations during the times of the breakup. I removed myself from the residence until he was served with the order of protection and the eviction notice for my safety. What can I expect in court? What are things I should make sure to include?

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My wife and I are getting a divorce. I loved her ever. My

my wife and I are getting a divorce. I loved her ever. My concern is 1997 if I am not mistaken, she was 16 years old and I was 29 years old when she worked for me to pay for her schooling. After a while we got close and became intimate and we had sex and in a secret relationship. After three years, We decided that we will let people know that we are in a relationship. We are still in asia at that time . I migrated here in the States in 2004 while she is still there. Since she is my girlfriend at that time I sent her money to school for college. 2007 we got married in the Philippines. I petitioned her here. Got her job Now I do not know what happened everything changed in a matter of 4 months. Because we are in the process of getting divorce. So that she can get our daughter away from me she told me in the middle of an argument that she will sue me for child sexual abuse . I did not know That it is child abuse when that things happened long time ago.I wonder How bad is my case?

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It's a super story! I grew up in a violent, dysfunctional

It's a super long story! I grew up in a violent, dysfunctional home. In college I was severely depressed and suicidal. Some friends brought me to their pastor and wife. They did "counseling" by "asking Jesus" questions...a type of counseling called "Theophastic." They SHOULD HAVE referred me to a professional. The wife took me under her wing, "counseled" me, taught the Bible, etc. After many, many months of building up trust, she convinced me I was her biological daughter and claimed the sexual abuse going on was for my healing and that God was telling us to do certain things...to not question it and would back up her claims with Scriptures. The sexual abuse went on for 5 years; her control over me went on for 15 years. This happened in my early 20's, and continued until about 3 years ago. I am now 39. My husband and I confronted her and severed the relationship. She claimed 3 times God told her to do it for my healing. She was arrogant and showed no remorse. Her husband died a while back. So she is not a pastor's wife anymore, however, I know of one other victim who suffers from DID and PTSD. I am unaware of any others. When I brought this to light, shortly after I was diagnosed with major depression and PTSD. I have been going to counseling for 3 years, was hospitalized a week with severe PTSD symptoms, have been on meds, and am trying to get healthy after years of damage. This has been costly! But worth it for me!! I would like to see this lady brought to justice. She is responsible for the years of psychological damage caused that is now costing me thousands and thousands of dollars to undo. I realize that the statute of limitations has passed for the sexual abuse, and have no case there. However, is there a way I can sue for damages for her unlawful counseling practices??JA: Since estate law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am currently in Texas, as well as, my abuser....since she convinced me to move here! The majority of the sexual abuse and "counseling" occurred in Minnesota.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Only to 2 local churches here in the Dallas area and 2 ladies who were part of the church in MN. The churches have her "flagged" in their systems, so she's unable to serve with her counseling...JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Both me and the other victim reported to the churches. I am unsure if the other victim, who lives in MN, is of the right mind to help...

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I was wondering if I can terminate parental rights due to

I was wondering if I can terminate parental rights due to abandonment if I have not seen or heard from him since I notified him I was pregnant at 6 weeks pregnant. My son is now 1 year old.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: KansasJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: He is aware of the child and knows of the birth but has made it clear he wanted an abortion or would have no contact. I chose to not pursue child support for that reason.

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I am trying to I quite if Michigan has a non custodial

Hello. I am trying to I quite if Michigan has a non custodial abandonment law and if so what are the detailsJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No ma'am I live in Indiana and can't find a family attorney in the area of our court that is taking new cases..JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: Court order is out of MI but I am also looking to petition the court to move it to Indiana as my other child support and custody cases are out of Indiana.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not at this time that I can think of thank you.

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My Cps worker is not getting back to me. I requested a

My Cps worker is not getting back to me. I requested a report which she wont give me and asked some questions about my case and child. It's more then 10 days with no response and I have tried contacting her many times. What legal rights do I have? Can I change workers?JA: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?Customer: MinnesotaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, I wasn't sure if I needed one yet having not seen the reports. Plus it is a very small town and there aren't lawyers here that deal with this.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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How may I act in defense of a perceived threat against a

How may I act in defense of a perceived threat against a small child? Do I have the right to defend them against harm?

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I'm in California, and I recently went through a divorce

I'm in California, and I recently went through a divorce that was brutal from beginning (when I found a note in my car notifying me that my wife of 11 years wanted a divorce for no reason, but did mention the fact that I think and feel very deeply), to the end where I was forced to pay her a 7-figure spousal support even though she had been cheating on me and lying to me and had already gotten millions of the money I earned while we were married with exactly zero support from her. She has already been paid the entirety of the settlement. She worked throughout the marriage at a job she loved, but that paid essentially nothing (equestrian), and we have no kids. And, she didn't have sex with the last 10+ years of the 11 year marriage (nonetheless, I did not cheat), and we probably only had sex about 6 times total. I recently found out through third-parties that she had been molested by her father to the point that her family had used all of it's money to purchase her a horse ranch before I met her for the purpose of keeping her quiet. She sold it immediately before we got married and kept all of the proceeds separate, so I had no claim on them during the divorce, while she aggressively made a claim on the house I owned when we get married. So, I feel like I was tricked into a marriage under false pretenses that were used to steal my career from me, as well as my chance to have kids (I was 38 when we got married, and am now 51). Where should I start to explore the possibility of pursuing a civil lawsuit against her/her family?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I only found out on Saturday is there a charge for this service?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Family Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason.Customer: how much do I have to pay when I get a reply?JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.Customer: How good is the lawyer going to be that's available here?

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Can my husband spy on me with a hidden camera in my bedroom,

Can my husband spy on me with a hidden camera in my bedroom, as we are in the process of getting a divorce, but I can't financially move out.

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