You should probably consult a litigation attorney if you decide to file a claim for malicious prosecution. To make out a case of malicious prosecution in Massachusetts, the plaintiff bears the burden of demonstrating that: (1) the defendant instituted criminal proceedings against the plaintiff; (2) with malice; (3) and without probable cause; (4) and that those proceedings terminated in favor of the plaintiff. From your question, you have the fourth element in your favor and probably the first, but it is hard to prove that the charges were brought against you with malice and without probable cause. You may also want to consider a claim for civil conspiracy, among others. If you feel you were wronged and wish to pursue any claims, you should really consult an attorney. Best of luck.
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These are tough cases
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Do yourself a favor and at least "consult" an
attorney with this one . . . as the others state
"this is a tough one" because the courts do
not like it when you sue their police or city
prosecutors. If they don't take it . . . then think
about doing it by yourself ("pro se"). You can
also hang around your local law library and
talk to young attorneys or law students for
advice. Sue the cops/prosecutor (malicious
prosecution) and the property owners (slander,
defamation). Your sister can sue the owners
perhaps for violating her lease agreement (by
barring you from her apartment). Good luck!
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