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What are the grounds to sue someone for defamation of character

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What are the grounds to sue someone for defamation of character and slander
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  JB Umphrey replied 6 years ago.
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In order to assist you, it would be helpful to know additional information:

1. Are you an elected official?

2. Were you the person who was allegedly defamed/slandered?

3. What is the relation of the person who did this to you?

4. What was the form of the communication? (verbal, written, Internet?)

5. Was the communication true?

6. Was the communication opinion?

7. Did you confront the speaker of the information? If so, what was the response?

8. Did you demand a retraction? If so, what happened?

9. Who was the audience of the communication?

10. What are your damages?
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