We are pending property settlement. However, he keeps suing me in different courts.
Small Claims -dismissed. Civil -for defmation - still pending. Put in complaints with the police department for claims that I stole money from him. The police exhonerated it.
He put in claims to my work that I stole money from him. Because of my profession, they investigated, and his claim was unfounded. I do have a restraining order. That protects me from him coming physically near me or my family. But what stops him from suing me and making false allegations that I have to disprove?He recently claimed bankruptcy. I can't do anything with my case(s), but that doesn't seem to stop him from continuing to harrass me legally.
You seem to be doing very well on the defense. Perhaps the restraining order can be extended to prevent him from contacting your employer. At a certain point you may be able to seek your ex be designated a "vexatious litigant" which will place obstacles in his way in filing these lawsuits. It won't help police complaints. Of course, an attorney might be helpful in customizing a strategy for you.
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The extension of the restraining order will help as will making an allegation that your ex is filing frivilious complaints and create a record. my collegue gave you outstanding advice. take good care.
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