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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Emma Illinois

Emma is an unincorporated community in White County, Illinois, United States. Emma is located on the Little Wabash River 4.5 miles (7 km) north of New Haven. Emma has a post office with ZIP code 62834.

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 Illinois

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