Johnny Depp & Amber Heard's Divorce & Restraining Order Drama: Criminal Lawyer Weighs in

May 28, 2016 10:03 AM

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Heard can also sue Depp for assault and battery in a civil case: "When we are about a civil case, we are talking about money when we are talking about a criminal case, we're talking about somebody potentially going to jail, somebody being prosecuted by the government," Slaten told E! News, adding that a civil case "would be separate from the divorce proceedings."

"You can sue somebody for intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress," he added. "You can sue somebody for interference with prospective economic advance—you are trying to mess with somebody's livelihood, you're trying to mess with somebody's business or...

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