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Jeanne M. Hannah

It is a federal offense. Nothing will happen to her if she doesn’t get caught. But if asked under oath, she should not lie.

Jeanne M Hannah
Traverse City, Michigan
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Jeanne M Hannah

Donna, if this is still a problem, please contact me at

Since most Courts are still operating via ZOOM, I could write a brief [I mean a "brief brief"] supporting your position. ["It's a felony!"] The Court may permit me to testify via Zoom or telephone. In England (for an abduction case) I was able to testify via Affidavit and later via telephone. This is true for expert witnesses who are located outside of the jurisdiction. I'd attach a cv (curriculum vitae) to the Affidavit.

Please advise whether this is still a continuing issue and whether you'd like some help with this issue. When you contact me, I will tell you how to establish the truth of your assertion. Jeanne M. Hannah


Is it legal for a husband to have the lock changed on a Post Office Box where both husband and wife's mail goes to before they are going to Family Court.

Jeanne M. Hannah

Roxanne, I think the specific words of the statute are that you cannot tamper with the mail that belongs to someone else. I don't think it says you cannot open the mailbox and get your own mail. A prompt change of address with the post office sure sounds like a good idea for you, though.

Roxanne Johnson

If you are living in someone else's residence and receive your email there, can they turn around and have you arrested for tampering with the mail when you retrieve your mail from the mailbox? My roommate kicked me out of her apartment, then said she filed charges against me for tampering with the mail because I had retrieved my mail from the mailbox while living there.

Jeanne M Hannah

Title 18 U.S.C. § 1702 Obstruction of Correspondence states:

“Whoever takes any letter, postal card, or package out of any post office or any authorized depository for mail matter, or from any letter or mail carrier, or which has been in any post office or authorized depository, or in the custody of any letter or mail carrier, before it has been delivered to the person to whom it was directed, with design to obstruct the correspondence, or to pry into the business or secrets of another, or opens, secretes, embezzles, or destroys the same, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.”

Douglas Brown

Is it considered mail tampering if mail (mail intended for and addressed to you) was sent to an address other than your own and the person living at that address failed to notify you of the mail or got rid of the mail (resulting in an impounded vehicle being sold)?

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