- Can you sue someone for something other than money?
- Is Screenshotting conversations illegal?
- What happens if you sue someone and they don’t pay?
- How can you tell if someone screenshots your text?
- Can someone sue you if they don’t know your name?
- What happens if I never get served?
- Can you sue someone for using you?
- Is exposing text messages illegal?
- Can I sue my ex for wasting my time?
- Is it rude to look at someone’s phone?
- What is it called when someone uses your name without permission?
- Can you sue someone you cant find?
- Can you share text messages legally?
- Is it illegal to look at someones facebook messages?
- Do screenshots hold up in court?
Can you sue someone for something other than money?
If the party you are suing does not have any money, assets or a job, you may not be able to collect your judgment.
However, a judgment is valid for 10 years and financial situations change.
Consider all of this when you decide if you want to sue..
Is Screenshotting conversations illegal?
It can be – but in any case, you shouldn’t do it without the sender’s permission. If you take a screen shot of a private message and distribute it in your capacity as an employee or a business owner, for example, then it will almost certainly constitute a privacy breach, and the business or organisation may be liable.
What happens if you sue someone and they don’t pay?
If the creditor wants you to pay them money, they can take you back to court on a Supplemental Process to “garnish your wages.” They can take money out of your paycheck before you get paid. If you are collection proof, the creditor cannot take any of your assets or income even though they have a judgment against you.
How can you tell if someone screenshots your text?
The short answer is no, there is no mechanism that can alert you if someone has screenshotted a text message. Snapchat has warnings and other apps likely have them too but the message app in Android does not.
Can someone sue you if they don’t know your name?
In the US, there is no requirement that you be identified by your “legal name” in a lawsuit; in fact, if someone doesn’t know your name at all, but can describe you with sufficiently particularity, they can file what is commonly referred to as a “John Doe” suit with the intent of specifically identifying you at a later …
What happens if I never get served?
If you have not been properly served, and you don’t show up, the court has no personal jurisdiction over you, and can’t enter a judgment against you. … Then, a judge in a high-volume courtroom may think you were properly served, and enter a default judgment against you if you don’t show up.
Can you sue someone for using you?
Yes, you CAN sue. Whether you could succeed without a writen agreemnet is another issue. The ultimate issue is whether, after all if your efforts and costs to get a judgement, you could ever collect your money…
Is exposing text messages illegal?
Yes, it is illegal, but once you’ve chosen to post things like this online you’ve given permission to the world to see no matter whether it’s private or otherwise.
Can I sue my ex for wasting my time?
The answer is generally no – you can’t sue for wasted time in most instances. Telemarketers can be sued for…
Is it rude to look at someone’s phone?
The short answer is yes, but we’ll get into a couple different articles with differing opinion. The Wall Street Journal gave a nice explanation of “shoulder surfing,” or looking at someone else’s phone over their shoulder. It’s rude, it’s wrong, and we shouldn’t do it.
What is it called when someone uses your name without permission?
There are two distinct legal claims that potentially apply to these kinds of unauthorized uses: (1) invasion of privacy through misappropriation of name or likeness (“misappropriation”); and (2) violation of the right of publicity. …
Can you sue someone you cant find?
You can sue anyone by naming them as the Defendant, but as others had said the issue is serving the Defendant. If you don’t serve the Defendant then your lawsuit will not be heard. If you don’t have the Defendant’s address, but know where they are you can still sue and serve them. … You can sue John Doe with no address.
Can you share text messages legally?
Lawrence. Yes, it is legal to forward text messages, unless (1) you have a contract with the friend that requires him to keep the materials secret, or (2) you have a recognized legal relationship of privacy such as attorney-client or doctor-patient, or (3) the text…
Is it illegal to look at someones facebook messages?
Yes, it is illegal. Just like the fact that someone may have left their door unlocked does not give you legal permission to enter their home and read their mail, the fact that someone left their account in a state where you can easily enter it does not make it legal for you to read their messages.
Do screenshots hold up in court?
Screenshots of digital messages are regularly served as evidence in criminal cases, usually to support allegations like harassment and malicious communications. However, they can appear in any case where digital messages are capable of supporting the prosecution case.