My ex mother-in-law called me a "deadbeat dad" on my Facebook wall. I can prove that I am compliant with all my support obligations. She couldn't reasonably believe the statement to be true. I am a professional and believe she deliberately posted it to my wall where my friends, colleagues and former graduate and undergraduate classmates could see it (before I removed it). She lives in Las Vegas and I understand Nevada has a criminal libel statute. If I report this to the authorities, will they ignore me and tell me it's a civil matter? I really don't want to waste the time and resources on a lawsuit. Even if they don't prosecute, can law enforcement do something for me to show her the seriousness of what she's done and perhaps convince her to not do it again? Thanks in advance.
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