What would you like to know about this please?
Is it the 14 year old that is responsible for these posts?
Do they have any money?
Yes, I understand.
The plain fact remains though that there is no point in suing a person who cannot pay the award.
The highest point of an action in defamation would be to get an order to prevent them repeating a specific falsehood and then they could just start saying something else.
A better option would be an action in harassment which is fairly easily committed if they are posting serious allegations that are without basis. That is a lot cheaper and, although you will never recover from them, the orders available are much more all encompassing and quite often have the power of arrest attached.
Also, it is about time accusers had to face up to the consequences of their pernicious money making claims.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Oh no, the 14 year old can be included. Being a minor doesn't protect them from an action in harassment.
You do need to show that one individual is repeating an act of vexation though on at least two occasions.
They can find out who is posting. They might choose not to but they can do it.
the police might well do nothing. They are not very good at taking action against accusers.
They seem to think it is perfectly acceptable for people to make false allegations consequence free.
Well, that is harassment.
that is worth pursuing.
No problem and all the best.
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