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My abusive husband has...

My abusive husband has accused me of being too mentally unbalanced to care for my children. It's completely untrue. We are going to court on the 11th. He has always controlled the money and I have none. Is there a way I can get my husband to pay my attorney fees?

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Montana

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

He has filed.

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He has been abusive our whole marriage.c

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
It takes some nerve for for him to do that given his conduct. On your court date you want to reject the claims and identify specific instances of his abuse and bad conduct.To that end You want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way.Police reports and restraining orders would be especially relevant for the court as would any witness statements which show he is not a good person for children to be around. The test is whether it is in best interests of the child.If I can clarify or explain anything further, just ask me. kindly rate me 5 stars.
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