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Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio, Solicitor
Category: Australia Law
Satisfied Customers: 863
Experience:  Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience
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I was privately texting my boyfriend in an upset manner. A

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Hi I was privately texting my boyfriend in an upset manner. A private domestic matter and he screenshot my text and showed them to his Sister. It defamed my character, they all decided I was bad news and forced him to break up with me. I texted him in confidence.
JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?
Customer: Victoria
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: That I had car accident 4 days later. I was assaulted at a party because I was hurting. Emotional distress. Loss of job friends relationship. Deep depression.
JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?
Customer: Victoria
The car is fixed
The damage done to the other car is $20,000 I can't pay
Insurance didn't cover it
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 5 months ago.

Good Afternoon

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you

If they are your texts how have you been defamed?