Rather than suing for emotional harassment, which may require your physiatrist's testimony to prove your claim, you would be better served to go to the Court and apply for a "protective order" based on harassment.
I do not handle domestic cases, especially with regard to cats. Sorry.
If my husband babymother (child he had iutside our marriage) is always talking bad about me in emails to my husband (for ex: she would call me b*tches and etc when all he would do is ask her how son doing or address an issue that son told us about her and her boyfriend hitting him (only 3 years... Read more »
I don't actually see a question here just a statement. I would recommend you document everything and keep your cool but document everything the best way you can and if they break the law or threaten you, you can contact law enforcement. If you have a question regarding custody rights, etc, then you...Read more »
My sister has negatively interfered with my relationships with my mother and father for years. She lives in the same town as they do (did, in my mother's case), and I live 7,000 miles away. I traveled to Virginia to be with my mother last December during her last days on Earth in a hospice. My... Read more »
It certainly sounds like you need a lawyer. What I don't read in your story is a question. Let me infer that you are asking how to find a good estate litigator. I suggest you visit Avvo.com. Navigate to Find a Lawyer. Type in the county where your mother resided at time of death. Type in "probate"...Read more »
I posted a bad review on Zillow about a property manager. I listed my facts about why I thing she is not someone I would recommend. Everything I mentioned was true. My username was some randomly generated username as well. But I received an email from her saying I have 24 hours to take it down... Read more »
You can find a quick summary of Virginia defamation law at https://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/2013/02/defamation-of-character-libel-and-slander-law-in-virginia.html. You'll see that falsity is a required element of any defamation claim. This means that if, as you say, everything you wrote was...Read more »
Have a civil case in VA where a person is trying to sue me for what others are stating on a Facebook Page. I'm one of the administrators of the page, however, I don't really monitor the page much. I understand the basics of libel, however if someone people are stating things that might be libel,... Read more »
Generally...no. If you did absolutely nothing else to "re-publish" the statement, then there's almost no possible way that the plaintiff can allege you engaged in any wrongdoing. It would only be wrong if you know that information posted is wrong, and defamatory (impugns on the reputation of...Read more »
I know Va is an at will state, but I was just fired without warning based on false information about me provided by our executive director to our CEO. Nothing was done by either to determine the truthfulness of the information-nor was I even asked about the situation. I was just called in the phone... Read more »
If you have a valid libel case, then yes, you can still sue her regardless of whether Facebook takes the posts down. The only effect Facebook's actions would have on your libel claim is that your damages (i.e., the harm caused by the defamatory posts) would be reduced due to the shorter time the...Read more »
My fiance's ex has been stalking me on social media and harassing us both by sending him everything I've ever posted in a support group that was supposed to be private and helpful for me as a stepmom to their daughter. I have her number blocked on my phone but she's still attacking me through him,... Read more »
Two days after I received the car, the car dealership filed criminal complaint I stole the car. Two months later they did a supplement complaint I stole the car all while I was making my payments twice a month and i never received any demand. The criminal charge was dismissed. Can I sue?
Sometimes you can, sometimes you can't. You need to consult with an attorney that specializes in defamation cases. The wrinkle in your case may pertain to whether the statements were legally privileged or not.
That is unfortunate. I sympathize. You can defend yourself in court. The party bringing the lawsuit has to prove liability and also prove damages. You can attack his claims of liability and the damages he claims were suffered. You should probably have a lawyer present you as the case will be...Read more »
Upon volunteering with Catholic Charities (CC) in N. Virginia, I provided complete information for a background check. CC engaged a firm (SSCI) in GA that replied with a sexual assault conviction complete with a prison sentence.
This is completely false. I have never been to the city or... Read more »
In Virginia, there is no cause of action for "misidentification." If you have evidence and can prove that SSCI intentionally defamed you, you may have a cause of action for that issue. Then you will need to show how you were injured and what was the monetary damages. This will be an uphill battle.
Can I get the arresting officer for slander. He did not tell me I was under arrest, he did not read me my rights I did not get a summons or a ticket with the deputy's name on it, all they gave me was a paper that said at the top RECONIZANCE. Can I not get him for slandering my name for putting it... Read more »
Slander is when someone announces something that is not true which has negative financial consequences. I am a criminal defense attorney and your question deals with civil issues. However, it does not appear that you have a case of slander. You can speak to a litigation attorney for second...Read more »
It's used quite often in many different types of cases. If the messages are relevant and overcome any hearsay objections, electronic communications can make or break a case. If you are in a case reliant on what was said on social media or in text, work with an attorney to plan for the appropriate...Read more »
This post is intentionally vague, which may be appropriate, given the subject matter. It sounds like you need to speak with a local family law attorney to give the full details of what's happening in a private consultation.
It is possible; consider speaking with a criminal defense / gun rights attorney in your area to discuss if it would be prudent to bring the error to the court's attention. Best to consult sooner rather than later. Good luck to you.
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