Your partners in
Legal Resolution

Serving Central Alabama
Home  Divorce  Handling threats from your former spouse

Handling threats from your former spouse

Every divorce is different, but some are particularly difficult. For example, if you are in the middle of a bitter dispute over child custody, or if key financial matters are at stake, you likely have an additional amount of pressure and uncertainty as a result of your marriage coming to an end. Some people find themselves in a tough spot because their former spouse is threatening them in different ways.

Some threats involve children and custody matters, while others are financial in nature or even include threats of violence. Moreover, many people threaten to shatter their former spouse’s reputation.

Threats involving one’s safety

First of all, threats related to one’s safety or the well-being of a child require immediate attention. If you are concerned about your own safety or your child’s safety, legal strategies to prevent abuse and violence are often necessary. For example, restraining orders and disclosing threats during a custody dispute is essential. However, not all threats involve violence or physical harm.

Financial threats

There are various ways in which people threaten their ex from a financial point of view. For example, some people threaten to withhold child support or alimony payments. For a parent who is facing financial uncertainty, this is especially worrisome and it is pivotal to take steps to ensure that an ex pays what they owe.
Our law firm addresses other topics related to the end of a marriage and various family law issues on our website. Please stand up for your rights and do not allow threats from your ex to interfere with your approach to divorce or your future.