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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Porterville Mississippi

Porterville (also Maryville) is an unincorporated community in Kemper County, Mississippi, United States. It lies a slight distance away from U.S. Route 45 southeast of the city of De Kalb, the county seat of Kemper County. Its elevation is 200 feet (61 m), and it is located at 32°41′16″N 88°28′20″W / 32.68778°N 88.47222°W / 32.68778; -88.47222 (32.6879121, -88.4722596). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 39352. It is adjacent to Lake Porterville.

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...