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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Peshtigo Wisconsin

Peshtigo is a city in Marinette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,357 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Marinette, WI–MI Micropolitan Statistical Area. Peshtigo is most famous as the site of the Peshtigo Fire of 1871, in which more than 1,200 people perished. The city is located within the Town of Peshtigo.

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 Wisconsin

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