Legal Question in Insurance Law in Missouri

My husband has threatened to kill me and take my baby. How can I a)prevent it from happening, b)make sure that he does not get away with it if I get killed? Thanks

Asked on 9/10/13, 9:45 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael R. Nack Michael R. Nack, Attorney at Law

As a practical matter, you should talk to the police, even though they might not do anything to help you. Legally you can file a Petition in Court for a protective Order under both the Adult Abuse Act and the Child Protection Act. You could obtain a Protective Order keeping him away from you and your child. The , if he violates the Order, he could be arrested and prosecuted.

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Answered on 9/10/13, 9:51 pm

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