Declaration and Evidence of the Petitioner’s Retraction of her Phase 1 False Allegations to the Respondent’s Family

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

NAME OF PETITIONER
Claudia J. Merritt

NAME OF RESPONDENT,

Michael J. Merritt

Case No.: ED100465

DECLARATION AND EVIDENCE OF THE PETITIONER’S RETRACTION OF HER PHASE 1 FALSE ALLEGATIONS TO THE RESPONDENTS FAMILY

This declaration shows the JUNE 2017 retraction of false testimony ******* ** ******* (Petitioner) submitted to the Respondent’s family (Exhibit I) in late December 2016 through early 2017.

“Hi, I just want to inform all of you that what I did was wrong. I should have never spoke ill about Michael, when he has been nothing but nice and loving towards me towards my whole marriage to him. I’m sorry that I hurt him and disrespected him and his family by being so emotionally distraught and full of inner turmoil. I ended up saying and accusing him of many grave things and am sorry for speaking harshly against him. The truth is I love him. I want to continue to love him, respect him, and

DECLARATION AND EVIDENCE OF THE PETITIONER’S RETRACTION OF HER PHASE 1 FALSE ALLEGATIONS TO THE RESPONDENTS FAMILY