okay my problem is the news reported a story on me but they falsified a lot of the information i wanna call them i am on bond and the news lied on me. I do not have a lwayer yet what do i do bc this is killing me
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Texas
i dont know what to do
If the story or major parts of the story are false and you can prove that what was reported was false, then you may have a case for slander and libel (which are the sub lawsuits of the Tort Defamation of Character -- slander is a falsity spread through the spoken word and libel is a falsity spread through the written word). Obviously you will need a local lawyer to pursue this matter on your behalf -- you can find such a lawyer by contacting your local bar association and asking for a referral to a lawyer who handles cases of defamation of character -- you can find the bar association for your county or for the nearest largest city online or in the telephone book. The bar association will give you the names of several area lawyers and you should speak with a few of them before you choose one to take your case. If you have a strong case, then the lawyer will most likely do this case for you without putting any money down out of your pocket but you will probably have to talk to a few lawyers before you will find one that is willing to handle the case in this manner. If you have a DVD of the news article then you should bring it with you when you first go to speak with each lawyer and that way if the lawyer is interested he/she can take a look at the piece and decide what to do from there.
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