You should pose this question to the attorney who is handling the family law case. Generally speaking, the filing of information in court proceeding is usually shielded from derivative tort actions by the litigation privilege. You should defend the motions in court and clarify any misstatements of fact.
Well, give this some real thought before you step off of that ledge.
She sure as heck sounds judgment proof to me.
You can chase a defamation judgment for a couple of years, though. You won't find any skilled lawyer willing to do this case on contingency, so you will need to fund the case as you go. Several thousand dollars usually. It can take a year or two or even three. If you win, there is probably nothing to collect on. If there is, paying your judgment will diminish her assets and your fiance's support obligations will go up to compensate for her diminished financial capability. God knows what the family court judge will think of you as the fiance on the warpath and how that will play out in the family court results. But, yeah, heck yeah. You can give this one a run if you've a mind to.
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