HELP PLEASE!! Response to complaint. Response late due to extenuating circumstances. A victim of domestic violence & financial fraud. Left financially paralyzed. Currently working with the FBI & IRS. Oct. 2015 IRS concluded I am a victim of ID Theft. I have been diagnosed with a disabling blood disorder causing bone lesions throughout my axial skeleton & skull. It dictates my ability to function day to day. My ex husband is trying to obtain guardianship of my 28 year old disabled daughter. This is heartbreaking. His step-daughter. His intentions are not good. He does not support my children his own blood. Financially paralyzing me without transportation he has created the stage to take more. I have no means to fight this battle in court. He has set the stage to take guardianship from me. I can not fight him. Financially he is wealthy. I need to step down gracefully, even though it is heartbreaking. Giving me the ability to pursue him. He recently sent a box of bullets to my house with fraudulent financial documents. He has told me not to speak & threatened to put a bullet in my head. I need to fight for my life. He has taken everything except my spirit & soul.
your situation sounds heartbreaking and unbearable. You should answer the complaint and if you cannot afford the filing fee, you can fill out a form that the court clerk will give you asking for a fee waiver. if your ex has made physical threats against you, that is both a crime and a tort and you can make a civil claim against him as well as report his actions to the police.
You're case is unusual and clearly complicated. It is imperative that you seek a consultation with a divorce attorney immediately. If you cannot find an attorney who will offer a free consultation, contact your local county bar association. They may be able to refer you to someone who will offer a free or discounted consultation.
The answer above is provided for informational purposes only and does NOT create an attorney-client relationship. Legal issues are complex, and a competent answer can only be provided by an attorney who knows all of the relevant facts. You should consult with an attorney of your choice as soon as possible.
You should consult with an experienced attorney as soon as you can. If you cannot retain one, you can contact legal services and get a referral to an attorney who can help you. In the meantime, you should reach out to your husband's attorney and let him/her know that you will respond to your husband's complaint and to ask for more time to do so.
This answer does not constitute the establishment of an attorney/client relationship nor is there any guarantee that this advice will be completely effective in a court of law. A consultation, including review of court orders and other documents is necessary in order for me to give you proper advice and guidance.
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