I'm married to an alcoholic/addict who is verbally abusive to me & my sons ages 9 and 4. We're married 10 years & his problems have gotten progressively worse. His father was killed in an accident on Oct 1st 2012 & since then he's become full-blown alcoholic. His father was the only "father" my kids had & my oldest was especially affected. On Oct15th I called the cops on him when he was on a drunken rampage breaking stuff & filed a RO but dropped it a week later. I know now I should have kept it, I need to get away from my husband but have no $$ and haven't worked since I got married (have a BA in human ecology but never used degree.), husband only makes $52k a year but he received a 20k life ins check with which he bought a new car and expecting another 30-50k soon. What should I do?If I have to get a Protective Order against him, will I be able to get child support? Also the new car we just bought is in his name but it is the only reliable transportation I have to take my kids to school or anywhere. The dischord between us is getting progressively worse. He says nothing to me that is not an insult or somehow negative. He is beginning to not let me leave the house, becoming very controlling. I am going to lose my mind at this rate. Also, is the life insurance $$ he received and will received a marital asset because it's the only real money he has to offer.
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