I sent a text to the ex wife of my current fiancee. She has continually harassed us, followed us and generally made life horrible. I have very little contact with her, but I had enough and wanted her to leave us alone. The text simply told her to change her name- she still has my fiancee's last name and to move on. That was it.
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Your text was not harassing. It was inappropriate. You cannot force her to use a different name. She is entitled to keep her married name, even after the divorce.
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As phrased, IMHO that text was not harassing. Can someone file a harassment charge? Sure, but based on what you've presented, I do not believe that such a text would force local police to pursue it, or allow the ex to get very far civilly.
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There are other ways to get her to leave you alone that do not involve risk of you getting in trouble for harrassment: like filing a police report or filing a lawsuit. I suggest you investigate those options if her harrassment is really that bad, but I agree with my colleagues advice - leave her alone.
Good luck to you.
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