90 day fiance star Karine Staehle withdrew her restraining order against her estranged husband, Paul Staehle, In contact can exclusively confirm.
Karine, 29, withdrew the restraining order on February 16, according to legal documents obtained exclusively by In contact. The case has since been sealed.
Paul, 39, appealed the order in August 2022. “Appellant argues that the circuit court erroneously found that he committed acts of domestic violence against appellee and improperly found that she is at risk of further acts of domestic violence.” stated in the legal brief. paperwork.
The TLC personality initially filed for the restraining order on December 30, 2021, following a physical fight with Paul at his home that was caught on camera and circulated through social media on December 17. The native of Brazil affirmed that she was a victim of rape. and domestic violence in order.
In the clip, Karine appeared to grab Paul tightly and pin him against the sofa by the neck. Her eldest son, Pierre, was in the room at the time of the fight.
He apparently addressed the situation in a since-deleted Instagram post. “You know when you’ve tried everything? And when I say everything, it’s everything you can imagine and then some,” Karine wrote, according to a screenshot obtained by the blogger. John Yates. “The night before I spent awake and reflecting on everything that I have been through and many things, it was out of love for my children and it will always be for them and that will never change. I woke up determined, I asked for a divorce, that’s right, a divorce. [Now] what will happen to me, I don’t know, but God knows. At the moment I just want the lap of my family and especially my mother, to return home and start my life again.
The former couple experienced more drama in June 2022 when the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children sent out a missing person alert for Pierre, who was already in Child Protective Services (CPS) custody with his brother, Ethan, who had been chosen. raised from the nursery of him. The alert said that Pierre may have been with Paul at the time. Pierre was finally returned on July 3, 2022, and was told by the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department In contact that the toddler was “located and safe” and that the missing person’s case had been closed.
“He did the swap with his parents and left Pierre along with Pierre’s things at a local park,” an additional source confirmed to In contact about Paul at the time. “Paul’s mom [Mary] I was hoping I could stay with Pierre until Monday, but CPS picked Pierre up at his home early Sunday night.”
After the incident, 4-year-old Pierre was placed in the same foster home that 2-year-old Ethan already lived in.
In November 2022, Paul told fans that he and Karine were working together to win back custody of their children from CPS.
At the time, he claimed that they lost custody because he let Karine see Pierre and Ethan even though it violated the original custody agreement.
“There was an order in there that Karine could only see the supervised children, I let Karine see the children unsupervised, therefore I violated court orders,” Paul told John during a November 2022 interview, adding that he is not allowed to see his children. children until they are 18 years old.
Paul and Karine made their reality debut during season 1 of 90 Day Fiancé: Before 90 Days. They got married in November 2017 and welcomed Pierre in March 2019, followed by Ethan in February 2021. After experiencing several ups and downs in their relationship, Karine and Paul broke up after their falling out in December 2021.