My boyfriend and I broke up. He is an adult and im 17. He threatened to post videos and pictures of us having sex. I was wondering if I could sue him or take any legal action against him if he wore to post or send those videos around.
The Supreme Court in Texas struck down their revenge porn law and the state has appealed.
In the meantime, since you are a minor, your ex has a bigger problem if he publishes the pictures -- ever.
I suggest you retain a lawyer to write him a cease and desist letter so the pictures never make it to the Internet. While a cease and desist letter has little legal impact, it will put the poster on notice and they will infer that you are not going to let this continue and that you are serious about pursuing your legal remedies. It also tells the poster that they could get in legal hot water which will cost them a lot of legal fees if nothing else. This will often convince them to stop their evil ways.
You will want to discuss your situation with a lawyer in more detail. Many lawyers on Avvo offer a free phone consultation.
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