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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Townsend Georgia

Townsend is an unincorporated community in McIntosh County, Georgia, United States. It lies along State Route 57 northwest of the city of Darien, the county seat of McIntosh County. Its elevation is 20 feet (6 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 31331.

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...