Denver, CO asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Colorado

Q: Is it unlawful to tell somebody in by way of publication, I will sqeeze it out of you...

In a online smear campaign this guy says I owe him money and he will sqeeze it out of me and he knows where I live and he will get me. Is this criminal harrassment or criminal threat?

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John Kenneth Joyner
John Kenneth Joyner
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  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: If you feel you are being threatened you can contact local law enforcement and let them decide if there is probable cause to charge the person with a crime.

You can also make a copy of the threats and take them down to the courthouse to request a temporary protection order. You can then request a hearing to have the order made permanent. You will be required to have the paperwork served on the restrained party before the permanent protection order hearing.

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