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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Booneville Iowa

Booneville is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. The community is named after the Boone family, who were local landowners.

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 Iowa

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