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If she's making false allegations about you and those allegations can be damaging to your career - and therefore your income - you can file a lawsuit against her for slander.
To make a slander case, you have to prove three basic things:
1) that a false statement was made
2) that the statement was "published" to a 3rd party. Keep in mind that does not mean "published" in terms of media, just that it was said to someone else.
3) that you suffered some kind of damage as a result.
So, if she was sending a picture and claiming the picture was something that it was not (i.e., that you were engaged in some kind of inappropriate conduct, and you really weren't), and you can show that those false allegations somehow harmed you, you can initiate a lawsuit.
She lives in Texas?
You need to hire an attorney. If there appears to be a decent settlement at the end of this, you may be able to get one to take it on contingency.
If you need help finding a lawyer, you can use www.lawyers.com or www.martindale.com.
Both are reputable lawyer referral services, and both allow you to search for attorneys by practice area and location.
Do you have any questions?
Here is a little more information on defamation in Texas that you can read at your leisure:
It's not an injunction, so it doesn't have a duration. You sue her for money. If she does it again, you sue her again. Eventually, she'll learn.
You need to consult with a lawyer in Texas next week. They should be able to evaluate the value of your case.
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