A: She's violating the law, likely subjecting her to a potential fine if caught. If she uses her old address for voting purposes and now lives in a different precinct, she may even be subject to a potential criminal charge. If you'd like to try forceful persuasion, you can hire a lawyer to draft a memorandum of law on the violation and penalties if caught. Of course, there'd be no way of knowing if she'll be persuaded.
A: Sorry to hear about your terrible ordeal. Your description seems to indicate that all wrongdoing occurred a few decades ago. There is a high probability that a lawsuit for money damages due to such wrongdoing would be barred by the statute of limitations (assuming that would be raised as a defense). However, for any limitations issue in any type of case or potential case, never rely on any online commentary. You must consult an attorney who will look up the applicable limitations laws in order to provide a professional, reliable opinion. (Online forums cannot provide legal advice specific to your matter, but rather only provide general educational info.) If, hypothetically, you have any
potential claims that would not be barred by the statute of limitations, such a lawsuit would be probably be very expensive, running into many thousands of dollars in fees and costs, and with any suits against uninsured individuals, collectibility of any money judgment is often a potential problem. Regarding potential criminal charges, the limitations period has likely expired for those as well, but that would be a matter for the State Attorney's Office, or a criminal defense attorney could advise as well. ... Read More
A: Once an IA investigation is over (and there's no pending criminal case against the officer), the entire IA file (not just the final report) is public record, a copy of which can be obtained by making a public records request to the police dept. Many departments now take online requests on a records portal or by email. Since the subject officer quit, the final report would probably indicate that there was no finding one way or the other due to the officer's resignation.