Tim Donaghy's wife seeks restraining order against disgraced former NBA referee Print
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Friday, 21 March 2008 05:25
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 BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -The wife of a former NBA referee charged in a betting scandal wants a restraining order against her husband, who she said verbally and physically abused their children.
Kimberly L. Donaghy filed for the court order against Tim Donaghy days after Manatee County sheriff's deputies were called to the couple's Bradenton home because they were fighting. The pair are getting divorced after being married since 1995.
Kimberly Donaghy wrote in court papers filed Monday that her husband threatened to hit her and abused their four children. She wants to prevent him from seeing the children.
``I am scared for myself and my children,'' Kimberly Donaghy wrote in court papers. ``He is going to snap.''
A hearing on the protective order is scheduled for Tuesday.
Tim Donaghy, 41, pleaded guilty last year to charges he conspired to engage in wire fraud and transmitted betting information through interstate commerce. He faces a maximum of 25 years in prison when he is sentenced in April.
Donaghy acknowledged he provided NBA betting picks to gambling associates based on inside information. Authorities allege he also bet on games he officiated.
A woman who answered the phone Friday at the office of Edward Sobel, who is representing Tim Donaghy, said the attorney was unavailable until Monday. A man who answered the phone at Donaghy's home declined comment. Kimberly Donaghy's attorney did not return phone and e-mail messages.
Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the couple's home last week because of an argument. According to a report, the argument was verbal and, ``No injuries were observed.'' The pair were fighting over their upcoming divorce, the report stated.
Kimberly Donaghy wants $2,000 a month in temporary alimony from her husband, and wants a judge to prevent him from coming within 500 feet of the couple's home, her workplace and the children's schools.
 

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