My wife's lawyer keeps threatening me with a PFA Order. I have NEVER hit, touched, pushed, slapped, threatened, raised my hand, grabbed or hurt my wife ever on the 19 years I have been with her. We have argued no more than a normal couple with marital problems (maybe 15 times overall). We have both called each other bad names equally. She is making false allegations of mental abuse - my response to her is that she has abused me much more but I have always just brushed off her behavior - such as telling me I don't make enough money and that I am a loser, denying me any physical relationship for over three years, calling me white trash, etc, etc. I have said equally bad things but it has never been a long argument (2 or 3 minutes at the extreme most - usually a few words and it ends).
I would strongly suggest you speak with an experienced attorney to discuss whether the actions are abuse on your wife's behalf. However, just because you have never laid a hand on her does not mean actions have not been abuse. The PFA act was created to prevent it from getting physical; verbal or mental abuse can constitute a PFA. Talk to an attorney to get an idea what if anything you should do; it may just be threats from your wife and her attorney to get you to act on items.
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