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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Clifton Colorado

Clifton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. It is part of the Grand Junction Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,345 at the 2000 census. The Clifton Post Office has the ZIP Code 81520.

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 Colorado

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