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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Smithdale Mississippi

Smithdale is a small unincorporated community in Amite County, Mississippi, United States, located 13 miles from the county seat of Liberty. The zip code for Smithdale is 39664; the community has a post office (founded in 1828). Major highways in Smithdale are Mississippi State Route 569, Mississippi State Route 570 and U.S. Route 98. Smithdale stretches over parts of four counties, including Amite, Pike, Lincoln, and Franklin counties. The community is part of the McComb, Mississippi 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...