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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Ovett Mississippi

Ovett is an unincorporated community in southeastern Jones County, Mississippi, United States. It is located just west of the De Soto National Forest and Highway 15. Although it is unincorporated, the community has a post office, with the ZIP code of 39464. Ovett is part of the Laurel Micropolitan 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 Mississippi

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