We separated.. no legally, and divorce has been filed by him. In January he removed my stuff from home to the garage stating that was all of it.. I get my stuff.. find my personal files are gone.. such as me and my children's social security cards, birth certificates, my sons (not his child) school records, my banks and tax statements before we were together, foid card.. this was in protected property from an op.. i filed a report and he stated to the officer he probably threw them away.. this was as a few weeks ago. Went to court today.. and he used my sons iep (counseling for school)paperwork in his defense which would have been in the files that he took.. these things were not acquired during marriage beside our daughters stuff.. can I press charges for theft?. He also refused my mail, debit card, and checks that were also protected property in the op
you would have to convince the local police or state's attorney to pursue this. most unlikely that you will be successful.
altho a pain to do, you can replace the soc sec cards and the birth certificates and the foid card. you may be able to get the tax return transcripts from the irs.
if this was protected in an op, then see if the police will arrest him for violating the op. again unlikely. hard to prove he has the stuff but his using the iep in court may be sufficient.
You can attempt to bring criminal charges, but it is highly unlikely that your local state's attorneys office will prosecute him.
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