A woman I had brief sexual affair with filed for a Restraining Order against me. The woman was cheating on her boyfriend and I ended it. I had been friendly with her boyfriend and we would all hang out together. But, after I stopped having sex with her, our friendship soured. However, we remained in contact because our sons were pals in primary school. The school was the only place we saw each other.
In her sworn declaration she made several untrue statements that she knew were false. A TRO was issued. Her declaration was malicious and she intentionally wanted to harm me with her actions. I proved to the court, with evidence, that she made false statements under oath. And these false statements were intentional. She knew they were false. By the way, her attorney also knew they were false. The case was dismissed or maybe withdrawn by her attorney. Not sure what happened at the end of the hearing, only that the judge said there would be no Restraining Order.
Could there be an exception to privileged testimony when it is blatantly and knowingly false? When the false and sworn testimony is consciously and maliciously made to inflict harm on me and my son?
Libel and slander no; but you may have grounds to sue for malicious prosecution.
Please consult a litigation attorney.
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