If the restraining order is violated, report it. With respect to a defamation claim, know that defamation lawyers are very expensive, and typically want a $5,000.00 retainer just to begin work, and without a monetary loss, you may end up spending more money than you would recover, if anything.Ask a similar question
Contact the court that issued the restraining order, the district attorney, the police or whomever helped you get the restraining order, let them know it was violated.
"Can I press charges against them? " for defamation no. For violating the restraining order the district attorney can press charges.
You could could start a civil action against them for defamation, but it is probably not worth your time.Ask a similar question
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