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It's here [child abuse decision]

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dottyspotty2 Fri 02-Nov-12 23:09:59

So called brother's trial starts Monday I reported him for severe historic childhood sexual abuse 13 months ago, its been a long year and things have changed for me in so many ways. Mostly good though, we go down on Sunday ready for the trial quite nervous but this is the final hurdle.

Really appreciate the support I had over the first months when I was going through the worst most dark and traumatic times.

GRW Sat 03-Nov-12 00:10:57

I am sure it has taken a lot of courage to get this far, and I hope that you will have support to get you through the trial, and that justice will be done. Thinking of you and I hope the worst times are behind you now.

FrothyOM Sat 03-Nov-12 10:55:03

I really hope you get justice.

amillionyears Sat 03-Nov-12 16:26:59

Good luck dottyspotty2.
I have been wondering when it was.
Have you got anybody to support you at all? I remember that some of your family members are not supporting you through this. I presume that situation is still the same as it was?

amillionyears Sun 04-Nov-12 13:52:23

Good luck for tomorrow,dottyspotty.

puds11 Sun 04-Nov-12 13:55:39

Good luck dotty your incredibly brave. I hope things improve for you soon smile

NellyBluth Sun 04-Nov-12 14:00:59

Good luck, dotty. You have been incredibly brave to get to this point. Keep being so strong x

SirBoobAlot Sun 04-Nov-12 14:03:14

You've been so brave. Thinking of you. x

dottyspotty2 Mon 05-Nov-12 20:12:36

Well day one is over back tomorrow to finish off its his counsel so not looking forward to it despite being told he won't be allowed to go to far as it will be stopped

amillionyears Mon 05-Nov-12 20:33:49

Did it go alright today do you think?

dottyspotty2 Mon 05-Nov-12 21:01:50

I was told by cps man that I did great but time will tell I suppose x

amillionyears Mon 05-Nov-12 21:44:33

Good x

Hassled Mon 05-Nov-12 21:46:49

I mean this in the kindest way (because I totally understand why you want to talk about it), but should you really be talking about the trial while it's happening? This is still a public forum. Please tread a bit carefully - and the best of luck.

dottyspotty2 Mon 05-Nov-12 22:19:56

Not talking about it though no details being given saying doing ok is alrigt I do know not to speak about what has been said by myself no-one not even DH knows that

iwastooearlytobeayummymummy Mon 05-Nov-12 22:27:25

Keep strong and hold on tight.You will not fall.x

dottyspotty2 Thu 08-Nov-12 21:29:19

Guilty on all charges sentenced in 2 weeks

amillionyears Thu 08-Nov-12 21:30:54

Yes Yes Yes
Well done!
Absolutely great news!!!

amillionyears Thu 08-Nov-12 21:32:02

So so pleased for you.

Pourquoimoi Thu 08-Nov-12 21:35:31

Don't know the background but I am really pleased for you that you have been believed and got the right result.

StandYourGround Fri 09-Nov-12 18:43:21

Dotty so glad you got a guilty verdict. How are you feeling?

ratbagcatbag Fri 09-Nov-12 18:44:47

Yes, pleased for you, if anything like me, it feels like a book closed after I got my abuser got sentenced.

Bimblepops Fri 09-Nov-12 18:50:55

That's great news!
Well done for having the strength to persue it, you should be very proud of yourself.

GRW Sat 10-Nov-12 08:23:25

Well done for seeing this through. I expect it's been an exhausting week for you and I hope you can relax this weekend,

dottyspotty2 Sun 11-Nov-12 14:34:46

Feel ok deconstructing it all now not 100% ATM choked with cold there's questions that need answering off family members sisters won't allow me to go alone though but even after giving evidence felt a weight had gone and suppose I feel genuinely happy for first time in years.

Thanks ladies xx

amillionyears Sun 11-Nov-12 20:06:28

I am glad about the verdict. I guess that it is all going to take time for you and family members to come to terms with it all and to process everything.

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