Cease and Desist
Often we're able to get harmful content removed from a website and deleted from search engines using an attorney drafted cease and desist letter.
Subpoena Search Engine Providers & Hosting Companies
Subpoenas can be issued to obtain information from website admins, hosting companies and search engines like Google.
If defamation can be proven, suing an individual for posting defamatory content is an option. Often the mere threat of such a lawsuit with suffice to encourage a website admin to delete content.