Dear Customer, thank you for using our service. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I would like to assist you today.
I am sorry to learn of this unfortunate and cruel action by these board members. In order to best assist you, may I ask what specific relief or remedy you are seeking?
Specifically, are you looking for some remedy within the organization (in which case I will need to know what type of organization it is - corporation, LLC, or unincorporated entity), or are you looking to sue these specific individuals for slander and libel?
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX is not a corporation or LLC, or other legal entity, your options for remedy within the entity will be governed by the terms of your entities constitution or other governing documents. If there is any clause or provision that allows you to remedy such action or requires any corrective action by the board you can petition the board to take that action using either the procedure in the constitution, or defaulting to "Roberts Rules of Order" - but this is not a legal right, it is a remedy entirely under the rules of your entity.
Regarding a legal recourse, you can consider bringing a civil lawsuit for defamation and slander against these individuals in their individual capacity for publishing a false statement to third parties. The only issue that appears in these cases that makes them difficult to prosecute is proving damages - you must show that the false statement caused you damages that can be quantified or compensated financially. But, it is possible to file such a lawsuit in court (you can even file it in small claims court with limited civil procedure and without the need for an attorney).
I hope the above is helpful, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to let me know and I will follow up quickly.
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