Yes, you can get sued for slander. Any one can sue any other person. Doesn't mean the suit will be successful, but it means you will likely have to incur significant legal fees defending yourself. Perhaps there is a better way to achieve the result you are seeking with the shared emails/texts/information about the affair without going through the school board. Like filing for divorce and seeking alimony on account of the infidelity. Or sending a cease and desist letter demanding an end to...
You probably ought to let your attorney deal with the improper named parties. There may be defenses or other procedural issues that are best handled by an experienced litigator. If you are handling your own defense, you should at least consult with a San Francisco area litigation attorney to see what the options are. Not sure it is your obligation to fix the filing errors made by someone who has sued you.
Based on your facts, you have an existing custody,visitation order. If so, you should get your attorney to file a motion for contempt. Denying your visitation rights because she exploded is a violation of several elements of a custody/visitation order and of the standing orders that are typical in Georgia divorce and custody matters. You need to hold her accountable for those actions.
The behavior you describe is not childish. It is illegal. And you should contact an employment lawyer in your area to discuss your options. Certainly a cease and desist letter is one step. But if your boss is participating in the behavior, you need to bring your concerns to the attention of his boss and HR. And you ought to have counsel first so that you can immediately address any behavior that retaliates against you for bringing the original illegal activities to the attention of the company.
Yes. The Georgia Supreme Court issued another ruling in the last month (Williamson v. Williamson) on this topic. In that case the father was awarded 60% of parenting time, but since he earned 4 times as much as the mother, he had to pay her child support. The focus is on the conditions the children live in, even if only 43% of the time. A court may award child support if necessary in the best interest of the children.
There really is no advantage to filing first from a results standpoint. The primary advantage procedurally is that the first filer typically gets to control some of the timing of events. In most cases, the results don't change on account of who files first.
You should look for a local attorney who handles defamation cases using the links on this site. Based on your facts, it sounds like you may have a legitimate defamation action but that will depend on your state's law. However, you need to consider whether if you win on a defamation lawsuit there will be anything to collect. If she or her father have no assets, your pyrrhic victory may cost you a substantial amount of money.
If he voluntarily paid money towards your debts during the marriage, he will have a difficult time claiming credits for them in a divorce. Sounds like it would be treated like a gift.
Did you have a prenup that specified the division of debts and assets in the event of a divorce? If not, and if you are not able to come to agreement on the division of marital assets and debts, the court will generally divide things equally or equitably. I don't see how he will be successful in claiming that...
If you have been served with a TPO and a divorce petition, you need to hire a lawyer. A TPO is a serious restriction on your rights and would not have been issued without your wife expressing fear for her safety to a judge. Now is the time to protect yourself and your rights.