I am being evicted by a roommate for no reason. He has been harassing me with false police reports and calls to my job which ended up with me quitting. He also messaged mutual friends on facebook with lies. Now he is posting things on facebook and his friends have made comments about burying my body. They don't use my name but its obvious who they are referring to. Is this illegal?
Potentially, Your should really speak with an attorney in GA who if familiar libel and slander rules of your state. in CA however very hard to prove. category of Libel and Slander are tough, though you may take it personal, an outsider who reads it will not be able to know the reference is about you. thus making it hard to prove. but i would really recommend getting a consult to see if you have any other options in GA
As stated by the other attorneys, you should speak with an experienced libel and slander attorney. You may potentially have other causes of action but more information would be needed to make that determination. Contact a local attorney ASAP to determine your best course of action.
Why are you being evicted? You need to move and leave this person behind. I anticipate, based on the limited fact scenario provided, the situation will continue to deteriorate. This type of situation sometimes escalates to the point of violence. Move now. More information is needed to evaluate this situation. You need to search AVVO and consult in person with an experienced and seasoned Privacy or Harassment lawyer in your area. A local Privacy or Harassment attorney will be more familiar with the lay of the land and tendencies of local Courts and Judges. An experienced local Privacy or Harassment attorney can evaluate what evidence, statements or identifications are likely to be admitted at a preliminary hearing or trial. They can also provide an assessment of the consequences and potential outcomes of the issues involved.
Most States and many Counties have non-profit organization to help others in need of assistance. If you feel physically threatened or are the victim of physical, emotional or sexual abuse you need to get help immediately. Help may be available through the District Attorney, local Law School Community Legal Clinic or your local Legal Aid Office. More information is needed and you should immediately consult with an experienced Privacy or Harassment attorney in your area and discuss filing a Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) or Protective Order. I strongly recommend you search AVVO and consult with a competent and experienced Privacy or Harassment attorney in your local area, who can take time to carefully evaluate and explain all options available.
This is not legal advice! You need to speak to an AVVO Privacy or Harassment attorney who is licensed in your state for legal advice. I strongly recommend you make an appointment with a competent and experienced AVVO Privacy or Harassment attorney in your area, who can take time to carefully evaluate and explain all options available. This is merely suggestions for you to think about in discussing your situation with the local attorney.
You have already quit your job. You are being evicted. Relocate to a different part of town, and start hanging out with a totally different crowd. If the harassment continues, consult local counsel about obtaining a stalking protective order in superior court.
My answers to questions posed on this site is no substitute for obtaining legal advice from competent local counsel.
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