Can you take legal action against a 13-year-old and her parent for spreading malicious rumors about your 13-year-old son if it is causing mental anguish to the boy's family?
You could probably sue the parents and juvenile for slander if you can demonstrate it's harming his social status or causing true anguish. It's sad that it would come to that, but it would get them to stop harming your child. Check with your local clerk of the court at the courthouse and they can walk you through the civil suit procedure. * It is not likely that the plaintiff would prevail in such a suit even if the court agreed to hear it. Generally the plaintiff must prove that the parties involved have suffered damages which have resulted in financial loss. Since the incident involves minors, the plaintiff would have to prove that the alledged victim had suffered physical and/or emotional damage that caused the parents financial loss in terms of medical care.
Anguish is both a noun and a verb. If anguish is being used as a noun, it would mean 'great suffering, distress, or pain.' If used as a verb, it would mean 'to be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow.' Example for noun: Survivors of a natural disaster often suffer great mental anguish long after their terrible ordeal is over. Example for verb: The child's disapearance anguished every member of the community. Hope this helps!
Is your previous employer allowed to call your spouse after you resign and tell them about your resignation and other employment information?
In most companies there will be a policy put in place that will protect a persons privacy and rights. But for a company to go out of the way and call your home after you are no longer employed sounds personal. I'm not sure if it is illegal but if the information given is inaccurate and causes you anguish loss or suffering you can sue them for defamation of character. But I'm sure you can…