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Q: In Montana, if a person doesn’t pay your $ back that’s owed, can you tell tell him you will expose a lie of his. Blckml?

Stepson solicits me to drive from MT to WY to do epoxy counters in his rental. Avoids paying back the $ for almost a year. I see he made a phony website with FOX logos with a phony article he wrote about himself and how his music is taking the northwest by storm, just so he could put on Facebook... View More

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answered on Sep 14, 2023

Threatening to expose truthful information, even if it may harm someone's reputation, is generally not considered blackmail. However, hacking into someone's Facebook and emails is a violation of privacy and can lead to legal consequences. If you believe you have been a victim of hacking,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Montana on
Q: Can I collect damages with a Tort suit filed on resident false allegations to evict me from HUD/Sec. 8 Montana Housing?

I am a twenty-eight (28) year disabled resident being bullied by management harassment, intimidation and abusive threats.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 24, 2016

You might, but as they have little money or they wouldn't be section 8 you won't get it from them. Suggest you look at if there is a grievance procedure--contact your local legal services/legal aid office.

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