My neighbor is constantly taking pictures of me and my family, He has threatened to kill me before, Flips me off when I go to get the mail, He's been caught putting sand in a friends motorcycle oil tank. I have filed multiple reports with local PD and they've done nothing about it. What are my options? I fear for the safety of my family/friends.
If you are in fear for your safety and/or that of your family, you need to go to the County courthouse and file for an Order of Protection against your neighbor. If you qualify, you will be given a temporary Order, as well as a hearing date. Your neighbor will be served with paperwork to appear in court and each side will present his/her case for why the temporary Order should or should not be granted. If your request is granted, your neighbor will be given an Order that will require your him/her to avoid all contact with you and whoever is on the Order.
Please remember that this will almost certainly foreclose any chance you have to repair your relationship with your neighbor. So please consider this your last option. Obviously, if you believe you are in danger, do what you need to do to protect yourself, including filing for an Order of Protection. Best of luck!
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