CAN I DO ANYTHING ABOUT A NEIGHBOR WHO CALLED THE POLICE TO MY HOUSE ONLY TO FIND OUT THE ACCUSATION WAS FALSE? THERE WAS NO PAPERWORK, NOTHING TO SIGN. WHY CAN SOMEONE DO THAT? DO I HAVE ANY RIGHTS?THANKS FOR YOUR TIME.SMP
State/Country relating to Question: Florida
You have rights in a civil matter call Abuse of Process and malicious prosecution. These are very difficult causes of action and would involve the hiring of an attorney.From a practical perspective, you may want to try speaking with the police department and asking them to issue a warning to the neighbor about unfounded police reports. From a municipal perspective, you could file a complaint with your town for the neighbor's filing of a false report.
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