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my ex-wife continues to pester me and my new partner with nuisance

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my ex-wife continues to pester me and my new partner with nuisance emails, texts and phone calls.

What are the means to obtain a court order to stop this? What is the burden of proof on me to proof that she is indeed doing this?
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How often does she make contact and what are the texts/emails about?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

several times a day


insulting, name calling, threatening


 


i have asked her to stop - to no avail

Hi
Have you changed your numbers/ blocked her emails?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i cannot change my nr for professional reasons - and my kids who need my number live with her


 


I have blocked her mails - but then she starts sending to my work, my parents, my new partner

HI
Have you reported this harassment to the police/
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

not yet

Hi
How old are your children and is there a set pattern of contact?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

15 and 16 - they come and see me all the time

Hi
So they are old enough to make contact with you on their own.
How long have you been separated?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

we have been separated for 25 months

Hi
Is there actually any need at all for her to contact you?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No - other than in emergencies regarding the children

Hi
Then you should ensure that you do not respond to any of these contacts, keep a careful record of all contacts and then report the harassment to the police
They will give her a Warning Notice and if she breaks that it is a criminal issue.
This is generally a better option then any civil remedy
I hope that this is of assistance please ask if you need further details
Clare
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