Re: Can I Sue for False Stements in a Restraining Order
And you can prove that what he wrote was a knowing and intentional falsehood? This can be a rather daunting burden. Plus, courts are often reluctant to take any action that might tend to chill people's reasonable actions to seek protection.
Plus, you will need to articulate damages. How has his application harmed you? can you place a dollar value on it?
Take your information and consult an attorney before you attempt to take some action that could backfire.
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