Q: An ex-friend made an imputation of unchastity against me. I have multiple records of harassment. How do I proceed?
An ex-friend accused me of adultery with her husband who she separated from. I have multiple text messages, and Facebook admitting to her slandering me to others as well as 3rd party sources and friends informing me of what she's said. It's my word against hers; how do I prove that I am innocent and stop any further harassment?
I suggest you hire a lawyer to write a "cease and desist" letter to your ex-friend. The lawyer will likely inform your ex-friend that publishing defamatory statements would subject your ex-friend to liability regarding any and all damages suffered by you. And that falsely accusing someone of adultery is per se defamation.
Hopefully a letter will stop the defamation. Hiring a lawyer to commence and prosecute a defamation lawsuit on your behalf is an option, but likely a very expensive option.
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