A year and half ago, my now ex-husband strangled me in a fit of rage, and subsequently plead no contest to 273.A Corporal punishment of a spouse/domestic partner. He was given three years probation, and also a restraining order was issued preventing him from contacting me, harrassing me, annoying me, or anything else really related to me. We are divorced, and I have tried to move on in my life; however, he has gone to social media as of late and posted many scathing things about me (although he refers to me as his ex-wife), and of course fails to point out that he did anything criminal. I know he violated his probation once for not completing court mandated batterers classes (it's public record) and I am beginning to have a lot of stress, anxiety, and all the fear again of him hurting me. I'm wondering if I should go to the court about him using Reddit, Facebook, Twitter, etc to talk disparagingly about me? Or, is he just smart enough that this is nothing he can get in trouble for? I'd prefer to ignore it, but I'm sent screenshots regularly of what he says/does in regard to me. thanks.
If you have a restraining order, it should still be enforceable. You should contact his parole officer and report him. Don't fight fire with fire.
You are being harassed by the defendant in a matter in which you were the victim. Give the postings to his probation officer along with reporting him for not completing the classes. Talk to the probation officer into having the defendant remove all of the social media posts. Good luck.
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If you have a restraining order, then you can go into Court and demonstrate that he has violated the terms of the restraining order. Judges do not take kindly to that. Also, I agree with having his parole officer made aware that he his intentionally harassing your in violation of the restraining order. In any event, you should contact counsel in order to represent you in this. There are a lot of issues going on here, and you need someone to help you resolve this problem.
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