This is a husband and wife that got into a huge fight. He pushed her first and then she pushed him. He got mad because she moved some of his things in to another room. After she pushed back he got his phone out and recorded himself saying she hit me , which she did not, there were no marks on him, but because he used to be in law enforcement,he called the police. They heard the recording and made her leave with 3 little children. He was given his choice as to who should leave, and he chose her with 2 little ones He immediately got a restrain order. The thing is that all her stuff in in there and when the police asked if she could go get her things and the kids things, he said no. Actually he is a big abusive bully. What can she do to protect herself. She is filing for divorce./
I'd have to see exactly what the restraining order actually says; usually there are provisions to allow obtaining personal items.
Not having an attorney is a big mistake in a custody dispute. There are preferences for "joint custody" which may not be best in your case. As such, you need to prepare to vigorously assert your custody claims and concerns to do what truly is in the child's best interests.
You need to get with an aggressive family law attorney who has experience with divorce, custody and difficult cases. I know what these cases are like, having handled a number. Please understand that this site does not allow us to recommend any attorney or firm, you need to do your own calling or checking with attorneys directly.
You need to get moving ... as in today, to hire an attorney and handle this matter correctly from the outset. Or, you can try doing it yourself, and bumble through. Of the two options, which choice is best for your children, and your rights with those children? You should be able to get in with attorneys today, I know that I have some openings. So, check around.
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