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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Pendleton Texas

Pendleton is an unincorporated community in Bell County, Texas, United States. Although it is unincorporated, Pendleton has a post office, with the ZIP code of 76564. The community is part of the Killeen–Temple–Fort Hood Metropolitan 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 Texas

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