coladag wrote:So I'm sure I'm not the first one to be writing about an ex, and looking for legal help but here it is. I came to Taiwan with/for my now ex and we split up about a week ago.
My understanding is that it's tough to get a restraining order under the best of circumstances. You're fresh off the boat, and you're working illegally -- not the best of circumstances.coladag wrote:The first legal question is if I can get a restraining order as a foreigner without his ARC. I'm on a temporary visa for the time being, though I will be getting the ARC in a few weeks since I just took a new job. She has threatened me via email/phone/text message, saying she is going to show up at my new job, call the cops on me (for no reason I swear), and get me kicked out of my apartment as I will explain next.
Got any friends you can stay with? Anything valuable in the apartment she might trash if she gets in when you're not there?coladag wrote:If anyone has knowledge or advice I would really really appreciate it, or possibly an agency that I could call. I can't find anything that fits my situation and I don't know what to do. I'm out of my league and honestly a bit scared of what is going to happen.
Chris wrote:coladag wrote:So I'm sure I'm not the first one to be writing about an ex, and looking for legal help but here it is. I came to Taiwan with/for my now ex and we split up about a week ago.
From her reaction, it sounds more like you split up with her. Word to the wise: it's best to wait until you get your ARC before breaking off a relationship.
I'm not worried about the ARC, I have a job lined up and staying with a person I don't want to be with should really have nothing to do with being legal. Also, she is my ex-girlfriend not wife and we hadn't even been dating for very long.
By the way, you refer to her as merely your "ex". Is she an ex-gf or a separated wife? To get the best advice, you'll need to specify.
achdizzy1099 wrote:You are in a no win situation if you stay at your current place.
If you want out of the relationship but she won't leave, then you must leave.
I would find a new place and don't tell her where you live. This should solve your problem.
If you have no lease, you can just walk away.
Gonna cost you anyway you look at it.
I don't think a restraining order or anything the courts/police can do is going to help.
You could also hire some gangsters to scare her a bit, but that will also cost you.
I suggest growing a pair and learn how to handle your woman. this is the free solution to the problem.
BTW, How are you going to get an ARC without a written lease? This is an absolute necessity.
coladag wrote: The ARC is coming next week, I'm on a visitors visa for the moment as I wrote.
Jaboney wrote:Got any friends you can stay with? Anything valuable in the apartment she might trash if she gets in when you're not there?
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