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My 80 year old sister and her husband are getting

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My 80 year old sister and her husband are getting threatening letters from their son (58) and they are nervous right now. I am 68, and my name has been included. What recourse do we have to keep this maniac away from us? Thank you

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Oregon

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Nothing in the courts...a police report when we had to get him out of their house.

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Oh my....there is a divorce, two small children. thank you,

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

You can file a restraining order. You can have a lawyer send a no contact letter. You can ask the police to visit this person and warn him to stay away. You can also sue. 4 options to choose from. Kindly let me know if clear and acceptable.

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Would you kindly rate me five stars - that is the only way I get credit by the website. Thank you!
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if I can elaborate on anything, just ask me. Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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