Had to leave abusive marriage quickly. Married seven years with two young children. Many problems in marriage, mostly due to husband's alcoholism and lack of desire to work. I hold two jobs, one civilian and also in Reserves with Air Force. Husband found out I had an affair with coworker due to gaining my email password through mental and physical abuse. He printed out all the emails between said coworker and myself and shared them with others. He's now threatening to have me fired from both professions, 'to teach me a lesson'. He has had at least one affair and several other inappropriate liaisons with women.Question, should I hire a separate attorney to handle this part of my divorce or can a Family Law Attorney take care of it? Also, what if anything can be done to squelch this man?
Sorry to learn of the troubles you are having with your husband. It is actually a criminal offense to threaten you or your character. (Class 5 Felony if convicted) Have you obtained a restraining order? You probably should. Hire an experienced Family Law attorney who also handles Criminal cases. Most likely they will have represented clients charged with threats and will be able to guide you properly on how to handle this situation. Best of luck to you and your children.
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I encourage you to consult with an experienced family law attorney to discuss the specifics of your case - you've got a lot going on here. Many of us on this website offer free consultations and handle family as well as criminal law matters. Good luck.
p.s. I am moving your question to Divorce so more attorneys can answer.
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