Although this is a long posting, additional facts are desired in order to provide a meaningful answer. I suggest contacting an attorney to review the facts and develop a strategy. Many reputable attorneys offer a free consultation. I suggest meeting with at least one soon while the facts are still fresh in your mind. I realize Tehachapi is a small town, but there are larger towns nearby and many attorneys are willing to travel. Maybe you need to look for an attorney that has experienced with similar facts. I wish you the best.
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The legal system has no help for emotional issues. Your best bet it so look at the "High Conflict Institute" website. Bill Eddy as an expert on these things.
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