My ex husbands wife got a stalking order on me, to help get custody of my kids. I couldn't afford representation so it was granted. For the past year and a half, she keeps making false claims against me, which has landed me in jail 6 times. I haven't done anything to even get the stalking order and I definitely haven't done anything to violate it. The DA dropped all charges because her stories were clearly fabricated. Everything has been pretty mellow but now that my child custody attorney has filed custody papers again, the wife started back up and keeps calling the cops on me, when I've literally done nothing wrong. I need help. I'm a single mom who can't afford the kind of attorney that I NEED (one with a lot of experience who can help me fight an ugly battle). I just don't know what to do.. it literally effects every aspect of my life and I don't know what to do
You can't stop someone from filing court actions or calling the police. All you can do is to respond to each allegation correctly, by proving its falsehood or at least showing that she can't meet a burden of proof. If you do this often enough, the police and the Courts will start to get the idea and will take her further allegations less seriously. Also, you can ask the Court to order her to pay your attorney fees that you incur in an action where you prevail; which should be an incentive for her to stop.
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