Jeannette, PA asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Kentucky

Q: Would I be able to sue for emotional distress?

My husbands ex has been harassing me for years now. She’s made numerous fake accounts, she’s threatened me, downloaded text apps to text my husband (he had to get his number changed) she made a fake Facebook and was commenting on photos of my daughter calling her ugly. She made a fake Snapchat and sent my husband unsolicited pictures of her body. She texted me on the Snapchat and was saying I’m a terrible wife and mother and that I’m not a real mom because I had a c section. She made a fake Snapchat of my husband using his name and is doing God knows what on there. It’s just a build up of things and I just want her to stop. She’s put me through so much but half of it is too much to explain. I want to either sue for emotional distress or get a restraining order but I’m unsure if this would even stand in court.

2 Lawyer Answers
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: I will contact your local County Attorney or Police and pursue criminal charges of Harassment and Theft of Identity. You can also hire a civil attorney to write a cease and desist letter to her and if it does not stop you could pursue a lawsuit.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Maybe civilly although I would bring criminal charges against her as well.

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