Can you sue someone who files a false PPO against you? Can you sue someone who steals pics of your infant son and posts them?

Asked about 1 year ago - South Bend, IN

My sister has recently placed a false ppo against me-stating I'm stalking and harassing her through text messages and calling her. Also claims I pulled in the drive way and sat there. She also claims I am slandering her online. In fact she has been the one along with my mom who have been harassimg me through the phone. She recently stole pics of my son from my sister and laws facebook and posted them online. when my sister in law went to defend herself my sister baited her into calling her and then placed a ppo order on her! She also posted online under my sons picture, You will go down with my husbands name and my name legally! She has posted slanderous posts on at least two other websites where she calls us drug users. How can she get away with this? she can do whatever yet place a false

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  1. Christian K. Lassen II


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Have a local lawyer send a cease and desist letter.

  2. George Costas Andriotis

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Just ignore Rita and it will go away. If not send her a Cease and Desist letter.

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  3. Jeffrey Ira Schwimmer

    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . As already suggested, have an attorney send a Cease and Desist letter. Also, if you were successful in having the PPO cancelled or removed, discuss with the lawyer the feasibility of an "abuse of process" claim against them.

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