Alpharetta, GA asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law and Civil Litigation for Georgia

Q: Lawsuit after false TPO?

My ex filed a false TPO on me , I immediately filed for divorce but the Process and the TPO had my funds frozen forcing me to the verge of bankruptcy...

I didnt have the financial strength to fight her, so i accepted the unfair terms of her lawyers.

The divorce was concluded 2 years ago

now Im financially doing much better...

Is it possible to file a civil Lawsuit after false TPO?

What type of lawyer can handle this? is this Civil or Family law?

Thank you!

1 Lawyer Answer
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Your claims against your ex spouse were likely extinguished with the settlement of your divorce case. Typically, marital settlement agreements will explicitly state that it resolves all issues resulting during the marriage between the parties.

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