Can I sue for anonymous libel that was received through U.S. Post.

Asked 10 months ago - Los Angeles, CA

I know who the anonymous letter was written from. It's the same handwriting as the person I'm accusing. I have a copy of another document that was written by the same person. Can I still sue them because the handwriting looks the same? Would that be enough proof?

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  1. Abraham P Mathew

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    Answered . You can always sue, but the question is whether or not you will be
    successful. In order for you to prove the identity of the author, you will
    need to get a handwriting expert; get exemplars from the defendant and then
    have the expert compare the exemplars to the handwritten note and then
    provide an opinion.



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  2. Christopher John Gansen

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    Answered . first question: sue for what?

  3. Christine C McCall

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    Answered . It's not libel if the letter was sent to you. Libel requires publication of false material to a third party.

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  4. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . It's not defamation

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