Hi. I had a brief encounter with a girl last week and now she won't leave me alone. She calls and texts non stop and has also made vague threats directed to me and my son and my ex-wife. I have no idea what she is capable of. What are my options? Thanks!
Hello,I would recommend filing a report with your local police department. If you have a record of phone calls, text messages, etc., then bring that with you to file a report. It is possible that she could be brought up on harrassment charges, but even if she is not yet, you are creating a record if she continues her behavior. Simply filing the report may get her to stop.Let me know if you have any other specific questions! I hope this helps. If my answer has been informative, please click the green Accept button, as I will not receive credit for my response unless you do so. I am happy to answer follow up questions. After you hit Accept, type your response and hit reply, and I will get right back with you. Thanks again!I love working with the same customers, as this provides a better experience for you. If you would like to request me in the future, simply put "FOR LawBeagle" at the beginning of your future questions.______________________________________________________________________DISCLAIMER Just Answer experts DO NOT provide legal services. In order to obtain a legal opinion or advice, you must retain the services of a licensed attorney located in your state. The answer provided is FOR INFORMATIONAL OR RESEARCH PURPOSES only, and does not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON TO MAKE LEGAL DECISIONS. FURTHERMORE, by clicking Accept or viewing my response, you agree that this response WILL NOT be used to obtain credit at any institute of learning and is for background or research purposes only. YOUR QUESTIONS AND MY RESPONSE ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL, as they are viewable by the public. No attorney-client relationship is formed. By viewing my response, and/or clicking the "Accept" button, you are agreeing to these terms.Let me know if you have any other specific questions! I hope this helps. If my answer has been informative, please click the green Accept button, as I will not receive credit for my response unless you do so. I am happy to answer follow up questions. After you hit Accept, type your response and hit reply, and I will get right back with you. Thanks again!
Thank you for the information.
Would hiring a lawyer at this point to do this for me be a bit muc? I would like to scare her with a lawyer or notice without causing any damage to her criminal record.
I am scared that she will either show up at my house, my ex's house or work.
Hello,You could have an attorney draft a letter for you if you just want her to stop - this would probably be relatively inexpensive. You could also have an attorney petition for a restraining order for you, which does not go on a criminal record unless they are violated and the person is arrested. Thank you!
What kind of attorney would handle something like this?
Hello, You should be fine with a general practice civil attorney, especially if you just need a letter drafted. You can also contact your local bar association, many of whom provide free referral services to attorneys who offer free or low cost initial consultations. Thank you!
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