Q: Someone wished me death online ( twitter ) . How do I proceed legally to sue that person ?
A: This is not an issue for a civil suit (what are your damages?) so it was transferred to Criminal. If you have in fact been threatened you should make a police report. Give the evidence of the threat (voice mail, email, text, video) to them and they will investigate and, if they feel there was a credible threat, they will present it to the Prosecutor to evaluate. The Penal Code section is 422.
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A: more info needed.
call the police to see if they would do anything with the facts you present........
and contact a local personal injury lawyer.........however, I doubt if they would take the case IF you could afford to pay them on an hourly.
you can always sue in small claims for up to $10k
A: Being subjected to death threats, in California, is considered the commission of a "terrorist act" and you could recover damages from the individual without proof of a specific injury (you don't have to be killed first) as the court can award you damages for emotional distress and punitive damages against the threat maker.
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