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Leon, Solicitor
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A friend of mine sent my husband an email telling m I had an

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Hi John, a friend of mine sent my husband an email telling him I had an affair and other lies, knowing full well that my husband would be upset and angry. What can I do about it? Thanks Peggy
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 2 years ago.

Good Evening,

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 Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.

Once your husband gets it then you can consider suing them for defamation.

You cannot stop the email being received now as it has been sent.

I would suggest you warn your husband about the email so that he is not shocked when he receives it.

I hope this makes sense?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
He has already received it. He rang me very upset. It has caused a lot of heart ache.
Expert:  Leon replied 2 years ago.

Good Morning,

Ok, You need to speak to him and explain that it is a lie.

If he is treating you differently then you have a case for defamation.

If this person that has sent it is continuing to harass you and your husband you can take out an intervention order.

You will need to have a letter sent to this person from a solicitor that works in defamation, to send him a letter to rectify the lie or he will be sued.

These are your only options. I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If there is nothing further

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