Pocahontas is an unincorporated community located in northern Hinds County, Mississippi, on U.S. Highway 49. It is located 5 miles south of Flora, Mississippi and 9 miles north of Jackson, the state capital of Mississippi. Pocahontas has a postal code of 39702.

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Pocahontas Mississippi

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...