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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Gillsville Georgia

Gillsville is a city in Banks and Hall Counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. The population was 195 at the 2000 census. The Hall County portion of Gillsville is part of the Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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 Georgia

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