So every time my wife goes around her brother and his wife all they talk about is me and it's not very good things either. My 7yr old said tht my wife's brothers wife looked at my daughter and said yr dad is a dumb ass piece of crap. I hv documents which my daughter is telling me. She says my wife brother and his wife always talks bad about me in front of the girls but my girls no tht nothing they say about me is true. Is tht a form of harrassment and can I use them for saying crap in front of my girls. They just can't keep my name out of their mouths and it's been going on since July 26th 2018 every time my kids r around them.
The situation does not sound promising from the standpoint of a libel case. The courts would likely see this as a family dispute. If you were in the middle of a divorce, or even post divorce, I would suggest you contact your family law attorney to perhaps bring this up as something detrimental to the kids. However, as it sounds like your wife is willing to tolerate such behavior from your in-laws, I am not certain that the courts could bring you much relief here at the moment.
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No, it's not ok. It's not cool. But it's also not illegal. You have no cause of action here.
So while I have no legal advice for you, I am going to give you some practical advice. If it were me, this is what I'd do. Talk to your wife. Why does she allow this to go on? Why doesn't she stand up for you? Tell her you don't want your daughters visiting them if this is how they act.
You said your girls recognize the stuff they say about you is untrue. That's awesome, I'm glad to hear that. Maybe use this situation as an opportunity to have the bullying talk with them, and that their aunt and uncle say those things because they are unhappy with themselves and just say that crap to make themselves feel better. And they should just ignore their aunt and uncle or politely reply with "I disagree" or "if you say so" or similar words that indicate your girls really don't care what these two jackalopes say about their dad.
Make a stand yourself? Tell them you know what's going on, and if they have a problem with you, to address it with you and stop speaking ill of you to your girls, or they'll stop seeing the girls. And that's their loss, not your daughters'.
Finally, just keep being an awesome dad. Your girls will know that you are, and nothing anybody says about you will change your hero status in their eyes.
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