This is a good article explaining the elements in detail: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intentional_infliction_of_emotional_distress
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Ms. Sargeant was very helpful.
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Yes the Wikipedia link supplied by Ms. Sergeant was very good. Look at 4 elements required to prove you case. Remember your ex husband's conduct must be extreme and outrageous. It sounds like you should consult a personal injury lawyer. Good Luck!
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