Indianapolis, IN asked in Family Law, Domestic Violence, Internet Law and Military Law for Indiana

Q: My older brother's girlfriend sent me a message to kill myself. Do i report her to the police?

I made a visit to my brother and grandmother and she threatened me the first time because my nephew was their. I have rarely and even so never really talk to her. Now she has used a different account from a friend of hers, on facebook after i blocked, to message and tell me to kill myself. I dont understand the indiana rules. Should i report or deal with the harassment? Being a army reserve if I have to protect myself will I get in major trouble if she tries to fight me?

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Robert Donald Gifford II
Robert Donald Gifford II
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  • Oklahoma City, OK

A: It is recommended you make a police report to document what has happened and what has continued to occur. You may want to consider getting a protective order to stop the harassment. I would inform your chain of command in your reserve unit in the event it becomes an issue, and provide a copy of the police report.

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