Is my wife blackmailing us? 3 Answers as of June 20, 2013

My wife filed false harassment charge on me. She told me and my family that she will drop the case if I pay her. Is this blackmail?

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Law office of Robert D. Scott | Robert Scott
Yes, and Abuse of Process, if the charges are false.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Replied: 2/22/2012
Law Offices of Louis M. Leibowitz, LLC
Law Offices of Louis M. Leibowitz, LLC | Louis Leibowitz
It may be blackmail. It is also powerful cross-examination if you can prove it up. You should tell your lawyer immediately.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Replied: 2/21/2012
William L. Welch, III Attorney | William L. Welch, III
It sounds like it.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Replied: 6/20/2013
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