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I wanted to know how do I go to small claims court, No, I'm

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I wanted to know how do I go to small claims court for defamation
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Customer: I'm the president of my tenants association oof my building and a board member defamed me by typing a resignation letter to the tenants and in letter she said im using the tenants fund for my own use and that not so
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Customer: She wanted this position and the tenants voted me as president not her, I have the letter she read to the tenants
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Olivia Kent replied 11 months ago.

Hi. My name is ***** ***** I'll be happy to assist you. First, civil claims of this nature would typically go to supreme court. When you assert a claim for defamation you need to establish that an individual negligently or intentionally communicated/published (wrote) a FALSE statement to a third party and this caused injury/damage/harm to another's reputation. Often that harm is financial, but it doesn't have to be.

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