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#1 of 26 Old 12-15-2009, 11:23 PM - Thread Starter
 
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We had a two day restraining order hearing, ex was trying to overturn it. I won! I am so happy. This will be huge for our custody case. It was intense and hard to sit facing him and listening to him but i got through it. I filed this case in August 2008 and after 10 court appearances, one of them in labor, i won! Perserverance worked. My lawyer is so happy too, we originally filed an order back in Jan. 2007 but didn't get it then. I have a 3 year order. Going back through all the abuse was emotionally draining but keeping the children and i safe is so worth it. Thanks to all of you who have been supporting us.
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Congrats!!!!!!!

I'm so glad it went well. Hopefully, this will make an impression on that other judge.
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Wow! That is perseverance! Good for you and your children!
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Oh my gosh that is so great! I just love it when the right thing happens.

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God, I'm so so happy for the outcome Avani. You are so incredibly strong and an inspiration to all of us. I'm so glad you can relax about the custody case now. You needed that!
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Thank you, thank you! By the way i was nursing the baby on the witness stand throughout the trial
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Great News

I hope this is a sign of things to come
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Thank you, thank you! By the way i was nursing the baby on the witness stand throughout the trial
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Yay!

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Saw this via new posts -- remember reading previous posts about your situation with this horrible man -- so happy for you
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I am so happy to hear this news. It has been such a long haul for you and your family. I'm glad to hear you were awarded 3 years.
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SO glad you were granted your order Avani. I'm impressed that your state does 3 year orders, mine does one year with an option for a 2nd year with another hearing. Still I am happy for you. Two days worth of that would be a lot to sit thru!
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Wonderful news!
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Such good news! Your perseverance really paid off. What a relief for you!
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yay
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Avani, that is wonderful news!! I was feeling so discouraged for you after your last hearing but this is awesome!

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Avani that is GREAT news!!

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yay!

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Congrats I am sooooooooo happy for you!

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What a relief, Avani!

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Nursing on the witness stand! You are way cool mama! And huge congrats on winning the case! Did the judge give any reasons? Just curious. Im so happy for you!

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YAY!

I couldn't be more happy for you and your family!! Way to go Mama!

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YAY!!!!! I'm so happy for you!!!!!

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Thank you, thank you! By the way i was nursing the baby on the witness stand throughout the trial
You are awesome! Congratulations!
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