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My ex boyfriend pushed me down, broke my two fingers, and

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My ex boyfriend pushed me down, broke my two fingers, and palmed me in the face on November 14 2014. I never pressed charges against him in hopes that he and I would work things out. I just recently found out that he and his ex wife have been spreading rumors that I was drunk and fell off my bike and I sleep with black men. I am very upset and feel slandered and I have lost a job over them talking about me. It even got back to my father and he is a prominent man in town. I am very distraught over this and want to know if its too late to press charges against him for hurting me. I have a video of my injuries and me talking to the video to him. I sustained a cracked elbow with bone marrow coming out, two broken fingers, and a bruised face. My finger is still disfigured from the incident. what should I do leagally?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Dimitry K., Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.

Ideally, what do you wish to accomplish? I apologize but as I am unsure as to why you wish to press charges now, I am trying to figure out if you are seeking resolution or if this is being done a bit as reprisal for their comments pertaining to you. Also, in what state did this occur in--each state has slightly different time limitations based on offense. This would tell me how much time you may have to pursue. Please advise.

Expert:  Dimitry K., Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

As it is very late here, I am logging off to get some much needed rest. Should you have more questions, I promise to respond when I log back, but there will likely be a delay with my responses. Thank you and please take care!

Sincerely,

Dimitry, Esq.