My husband is in the navy; the other day I found out he was soliciting prostitutes. He started to threaten me (saying he'd report me to the navy for espionage). I went to talk to the navy; they issued a military restraining order against him to prevent him from coming near me. I asked them not to, saying I didn't think it was necessary, but they said he was 'too much of a threat to me'.
He's had to leave our (off-base) apartment because of the navy's restraining order on him. I'm worried he'll file a civil restraining order against me to get me to leave the apartment and/or get revenge. How do I protect myself if this happens? I'm not interested in having much to do with him any more, and I'm looking for a way to be free from his threats (without having to disrupt my life too much).Also - are there any other legal ways he could retaliate against me for speaking out? I feel like I can protect myself from the physical retaliation (changing the locks, etc) and now I'm trying to figure out how to protect myself from any legal retaliation.
The Navy's order is great but you need a restraining order from the town you live in. You need to consult with a family attorney to discuss dissolving your marriage.
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You need to get a protective order from Montgomery County. That is the best protection you can get. There isn't really any way to prevent him from making false allegations against you, just like anyone can make up stuff about someone else. All you can do is defend it
Jeff is correct. i would add that if your have minor children with your husband, you should file for divorce and request exclusive use and possession of the apartment you are living in.
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