Yes ,you can sue for harassment and for slander if he tells false things about you to the HOA and to the police.
The only thing I am wondering is what are your damages other than being aggravated.
Maybe nominal damages.
Most rude behavior is upsetting but non-actionable at law.
Can you press charges against someone for making false accusations?
Filing a false police report could be either, or both, depending how the accusation was made. Defamation is not a crime, and you can’t press charges for it. Rather, you would sue the person who made the untrue statements in a civil court.
Can I sue someone for false accusations?
For libel, your civil lawsuit must prove that the written or printed accusations against you were false and were made in a willfully defamatory manner — that is, with malice and intent. Your civil lawsuit over slander or libel can seek compensation for actual monetary losses caused by the false allegation.
What can I do if someone falsely accuses me of a crime?
Here are three things you should keep in mind if you are falsely accused of a crime:
- Don’t Say Anything. Anything you say can and will be used against you. If the police show up at your door asking you questions, don’t panic.
- Call an Attorney. The one person you should definitely talk to is an attorney.
- Sue for Defamation.
Can you file a complaint against a neighbor?
File a Police Report
Call or visit your local police department to file a complaint against your neighbor if you feel that she has broken a law, such as not adhering to laws on noise levels. Be prepared to deal with anger or hurt from your neighbor after you file a complaint against him.