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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Preston Mississippi

Preston (also Pleasant Springs) is an unincorporated community in Kemper County, Mississippi, United States. It lies at the intersection of State Highways 21 and 397 northwest of the city of De Kalb, the county seat of Kemper County. Preston, MS is home to the "Crazy Dawg Lady," director of the Helter Skelter Animal Shelter. Its elevation is 541 feet (165 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 39354.

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...