If you were criminally charged, you should have a local criminal lawyer fight it. With respect to the "illegal unit", whatever that is, you can have a local landlord tenant lawyer investigate.Ask a similar question
I agree with the answer of my distinguished colleague. Retain a local attorney right away. Good luck.
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You should consult an attorney about the harassment charge. If this is a citizen's complaint, the matter might be dismissed before trial if the Judge finds there is no probable cause for the filing of the charge. It is much harder to make a claim for an abuse of process. You would have to demonstrate that the complainant had no basis whatsoever to file the charge and did it purely to harass you.Ask a similar question
You can't bring a defamation suit because you got sued. Her pleading is protected against all defamation claims.
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If the harassment is a criminal charge, hire a criminal lawyer to help you fight it. As to the landlord issues for your Mom, you need a landlord tenant lawyer to help your Mom.
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