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A person has a right to privacy in facts that would be "highly embarrassing" to a reasonable person. So, if the reasonable person would be embarrassed to have his failure to pay child support disseminated to a large audience (and I tend to think he would), the person could actually file a lawsuit against the person who posted the ad for invasion of privacy. That's assuming that it's true - if the ad were to repeat after the support were paid (if, for example, it were on a set schedule), then it becomes defamation of character, which means that he could sue for damages to his reputation.

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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

This is a person who was shown on the TV newscast and they are currently in jail for another crime.

If you're talking about a situation where the sheriff's department or the state is the one running ads, and not a private citizen, that's OK. The fact that the person is in jail on another crime doesn't affect whether the ad can be run. However, it might mean that he should contact Child Support Services to explain that he's in jail and see if they can take payments from his canteen account. I don't know if that would be enough to stop the ads.
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Customer reply replied 5 years ago

There are no ads. There was a TV station who portrayed him in this light and they did not check facts. He was paying the past and current amount. Is the TV station or reporter liable for false light, etc. What about the fact that his character is not that high however not everyone knew he was in prison so he had some character left?

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