My ex is trying to gain full custody of our son. She has threatened me with jail time for unauthorized access of her email account or she'll drop the charges if I sign full custody of our son over to her. Can I do anything about this or am I screwed and just sign over full custody to avoid jail time?
Lemon Law Attorney
Not knowing if you have accessed her email account improperly, I would think this is not a crime? It may be though. Regardless, the threat to prosecute you criminally in a civil action is itself actionable and may come back to bite her. I'd tell your attorney and s/he may be able to use this threat to help you substantially. If you do not have one, you should...
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
The threats she mace could even help you in the child custody case, depending on the judge.
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