My husband has been charged with aggravated assault and filed for divorce. I don't think I am able physically, mentally or emotionally to go thru the trial and the divorce. Once the trial is over, I will have most of the evidence for the divorce. Can I get it postponed until after the trial. In treatment for PTSD. He would not let me leave the house, threatened me with a glock when I tried to call 911, and I was running for my life when he shot at me with the gun.
You may be able to postpone the divorce trial until after the criminal trial. However, you need to hire an attorney to help you with your divorce case. If you fail to respond to his divorce complaint, your Husband could obtain a default judgment against you regardless of the fact that he is obviously an abusive jerk. Hire a divorce attorney ASAP!
Hire counsel and timely proceed with responding in the divorce action. There are ways to slow the train. Never getting on the train is not one of the ways.
You really need an attorney. In your case, your divorce should cause very little stress. There are no questions about the grounds of the divorce, you will not have to go to mediation, and an attorney may be able to negotiate everything for you.
Hire an attorney. Let the attorney take on some of this burden for you - that's what we are here for.
- Jessica Levine, Esq.
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