“The judges always ask our clients if they are in fear of their life, and it’s not easy to answer that question standing up there by yourself when everyone is watching,” said Kathy. “I don’t let them stand up there alone.”
After 10 years of marriage, Jennifer knew it was over. She needed to return to Pennsylvania to make a fresh start. Although nothing was more difficult, she left her children in the custody of her estranged husband, as he would be better able to financially provide for them. Jennifer and her children managed the distance as best they could.