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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Carrollton Alabama

Carrollton is a city in west central Georgia, United States, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. It is the county seat of Carroll County, and the largest town in the county, with a population of 19,843 at the 2000 census. Historically, Carrollton has been a commercial and cultural center for Carroll and neighboring Georgia and Alabama counties, and is the home of the University of West Georgia and Southwire, the world's largest privately-owned manufacturer of wire and cable.

What is defamation libel and slander law?

Defamation is any statement, whether written or oral, that injures the good name or reputation of another person. For a statement to be defamatory, it must not be true.

A defamation designed to be read is libel. Libel also may include harmful statements in a fixed medium, especially writing but also a picture, sign, or electronic broadcast.

An oral defamation is slander. Slander is a harmful statement in a transitory form, especially speech.

Answers to defamation libel and slander law issues in Alabama

The term defamation refers to a false statement made about someone or some organization that is damaging to their...