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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Otto Wyoming

Otto is an unincorporated community in Big Horn County in the U.S. state of Wyoming. It was named for Otto Franc, a local cattle baron who ranched in the Big Horn Basin. The community is located near the Greybull River on Wyoming Highway 30 between Basin and Burlington. Public education in the community of Otto is provided by Big Horn County School District #1. Children attend Burlington Elementary School (grades PK-6), Burlington Junior High School (grades 7-8), and Burlington High School (grades 9-12). All three campuses are located in the nearby town of Burlington.

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 Wyoming

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