Q: What do I do if someone is accusing me of criminal trespass and property damage?
My ex husband is saying I broke his window, stole his money and I'm terrorizing his family. I havent done any of the things he is accusing me of. I keep my location on my phone and it shows I was on the other side of town when he says the broken window happened. He also told police I beat his car with a bat when I went to go get our kids. The officer told him his vehicle was fine. He has withheld my tax/stimulus money in an account that is not joint and wont give me my funds. He is also making direct and indirect death threats and I have proof as well as witnesses.
A: You may want to explore seeking a Temporary Protective Order that would keep your husband from making any threats or harassing you. This can be done by going to the Superior Court in the county that your ex husband resides and requesting an Ex-Parte TPO. This means the judge will listen to your case and decide if a TPO is necessary. If so, he will be served and within 30 days you will be able to conduct a hearing on whether the Court should grant a 12 month TPO.
A: You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case in detail and present you with the options. You may have to address this legally in order for it to be handled properly, rather than just a he said, she said type of thing. Retain any evidence of where you were at the time in case you need that to show you were not in the area.
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