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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Wales North Dakota

Wales is a city in Cavalier County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 30 at the 2000 census. Wales was founded in 1897.

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 North Dakota

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